Associations to the word «Torrent»


TORRENT, noun. A violent flow, as of water, lava, etc.; a stream suddenly raised and running rapidly, as down a precipice.
TORRENT, noun. (figurative) A large amount or stream of something.
TORRENT, adjective. Rolling or rushing in a rapid stream.
TORRENT, noun. (Internet) (file sharing) A set of files obtainable through a peer-to-peer network, especially BitTorrent.
TORRENT, verb. (internet slang) (transitive) To download in a torrent.

Dictionary definition

TORRENT, noun. A heavy rain.
TORRENT, noun. A violently fast stream of water (or other liquid); "the houses were swept away in the torrent".
TORRENT, noun. An overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley