(Internet, file sharing) A set of files obtainable through a peer-to-peer network, especially BitTorrent.
(Internet slang) To download in a torrent.
Other Word Forms of Torrent
Origin of Torrent
Latin torrēns torrent- from present participle of torrēre to burn ters- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From BitTorrent and the file extension it uses for metadata (.torrent).
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