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tor·rent

torrent

 
 
pronunciation:
taw rnt [or] ta rnt
part of speech: noun
definition: a heavy flow of water with a strong current, such as a rushing stream, a flood, or a heavy rainfall.
The torrent caused the old dam to break.
synonyms:
cascade, cataract, cloudburst, deluge, downpour, flood, waterfall
antonyms:
trickle
similar words:
flush, gush, stream