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
The torrent of outside spending has continued unabated in the weeks leading up to election day.
And then, on March 6, 2012, in a torrent of articles that cited unnamed law enforcement officials, the world found out about his betrayal.
After the fall came the deluge, as the woman in question faced a daily torrent of vitriol and anonymous hatred in the morning postbag at Lou Viei.
The Vogtle project was once meant to be one of many in a torrent of new nuclear power plants in the United States that never came to be.
The New Orleans City Council is facing a torrent of criticism for its decision Thursday (Jan. 12) to unanimously approve a resolution pushed by the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee that critics say is an effort to marginalize Israel.
From car rental companies to an insurance giant and a major bank, corporate America is severing its relationship with the National Rifle Association in the face of torrents of criticism from their customers on social media.
One morning, my body gave out, crumpling to the floor, and pent-up tears released in a torrent.
Beth Prinz had endured the torrent of mud that plowed into her Montecito home.
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First Known Use 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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