The definition of a torrent is a stream or rush of something like water, rain or mail.(noun)
An example of torrent is rain coming down at a rapid pace.
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Origin: Fr < L torrens, burning, roaring, rushing, impetuous, prp. of torrere, to parch, dry, roast, consume: see thirst
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Origin: Latin torrēns, torrent-
Origin: , from present participle of torrēre, to burn; see ters- in Indo-European roots.
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