torrential

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adjective tor·ren·tial \tȯ-ˈren(t)-shəl, tə-\

Definition of torrential

  1. 1a :  relating to or having the character of a torrent torrential rainsb :  caused by or resulting from action of rapid streams torrential gravel

  2. 2 :  resembling a torrent in violence or rapidity of flow

torrentially

play \-ˈren(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of torrential in a Sentence

  1. The rain caused torrential flooding.

1849

First Known Use of torrential

1849

Other Climate/Meteorology Terms


TORRENTIAL Defined for English Language Learners

torrential

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adjective tor·ren·tial \tȯ-ˈren(t)-shəl, tə-\

Definition of torrential for English Language Learners

  • : coming in a large, fast stream



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