Definition of torrent noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    torrent

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈtɔrənt//
     
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  1. 1a large amount of water moving very quickly After the winter rains, the stream becomes a raging torrent. The rain was coming down in torrents.
  2. 2a large amount of something that comes suddenly and violently synonym deluge a torrent of abuse/criticism a torrent of words
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