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torrent

noun [C]  /ˈtɔr·ənt, ˈtɑr-/ us  
a large stream of water that moves very fast: Heavy storms turned the river into a raging torrent. fig. The TV station received torrents of angry letters (= many of them).
torrential
adjective [not gradable]  /təˈren·tʃəl/ us  
The torrential rains caused mud slides.
Translations of “torrent”
in Spanish torrente…
in French torrent…
in German der Sturzbach…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指似乎无法控制的)狂潮,迸发, 洪流, 激流…
in Russian поток…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指似乎無法控制的)狂潮,迸發, 洪流, 激流…
in Turkish sel…
in Polish rwący strumień, potok…
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