Examples of torrent in a Sentence
The storm turned the stream into a raging torrent.
The rain came down in torrents.
Recent Examples of torrent from the Web
Where Messiaen sought, presumably, to depict love in its most passionate, excited form, the expansive crew fulfilled that wish amply, with bold torrents and swells of oceanic intensity.
The deluge of water created by snowmelt and spring rain makes for gushing cascades, torrents of tumbling whitewater in some places that will slow to a trickle later in the summer.
Love Park will have two fountains: a 25-foot-high jet that mimics the old torrent and a cascade of arched streams.
Washed away in a torrent, on Rocky goes, thwacking and plonking his way to Texas and then to South Dakota.
In the calls, Brown would often start off seemingly rational but end the conversation with a torrent of curse words.
What unfolded was another war zone erupting in a quiet suburban community, as a city known more for its sprawling homes and bucolic parks was transformed by a hail of bullets and a torrent of anguish.
The first was courtesy of Mother Nature, whose torrents forced the 45th annual St. Patrick's Parade into a one-hour rain delay.
This torrent of discovery has made exoplanetology one of the most exciting fields in astronomy.
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Origin and Etymology of torrent
TORRENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of torrent for English Language Learners
: a large amount of water that moves very quickly in one direction
: a large amount of something that is released suddenly
TORRENT Defined for Kids
Definition of torrent for Students
- a torrent of rain
- The mice came out in a torrent.
- —Robert McCloskey, Homer Price
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