HyperDic: torrent

English > 3 senses of the word torrent:
NOUNphenomenontorrent, downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, pelter, soakera heavy rain
eventtorrent, violent streama violently fast stream of water (or other liquid / liquid)
quantitytorrent, flood, inundation, delugean overwhelming number or amount
torrent > pronunciation
Soundstao'rahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > torrent: 3 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA heavy rain.
Synonymsdownpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, pelter, soaker
Broaderrain, rainfallwater falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
Spanishaguacero, chaparrada, chaparrón, chubasco, diluvio, nubada, pelter, torrente, turbión
Catalanaiguat, bàtec, diluvi, ruixat, torrent, xàfec
Adjectivestorrentialpouring in abundance
English > torrent: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA violently fast stream of water (or other liquid / liquid).
Example"the houses were swept away in the torrent"
Synonymviolent stream
Broadercurrent, streamA steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
Spanishtorrente
Catalantorrent
Adjectivestorrentialrelating to or resulting from the action of a torrent
English > torrent: 3 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningAn overwhelming number or amount.
Example "a torrent of abuse"
Synonymsflood, inundation, deluge
Broaderbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent
Spanishdiluvio, inundación
Catalandiluvi, inundació
Adjectivestorrentialresembling a torrent in force and abundance

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