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torrent
American English: /ˈtɔrənt/
, /ˈtɑrənt/
British English: /ˈtɒr(ə)nt/

Translation of torrent in Spanish:

noun

  • the water poured out in torrents
    el agua salía a torrentes
    a torrent of abuse/criticism
    un torrente de insultos/críticas
    Example sentences
    • Artemis kept the torrent of water streaming towards the animal but it did no good in slowing it down.
    • People talked about hundreds of folks running in terror through the streets trying to escape the raging torrents of waters.
    • Solicitor Paul Cowper and his family endured a gruelling seven hours trapped on a balcony, surrounded by torrents of raging water in Sri Lanka.
    Example sentences
    • He's a very bright young man whose ideas come spilling out of him - on paper or on the phone - in a torrent of words.
    • Malcolm heard a torrent of foreign words as the girl tried to calm the child, then a bustle as she laid him down.
    • It points, like an arrow, to the one word that stops her from hurling a torrent of abuse at him.

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