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Noun: torrent  tor-unt or tó-runt [N. Amer], tó-runt [Brit]
  1. A heavy rain
    - downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, pelter, soaker, gullywasher [US]
     
  2. A violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)
    "the houses were swept away in the torrent";
    - violent stream
     
  3. An overwhelming number or amount
    "a torrent of abuse";
    - flood, inundation, deluge
     
  4. (computing) a file or set of files obtainable through a peer-to-peer network

Derived forms: torrents

Type of: batch, bunch, current, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle [archaic], mint, mountain, muckle, passel [US], peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, rain, rainfall, sight, slew, spate, stack, stream, tidy sum, wad

Encyclopedia: Torrent, Valencia