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Definitions for torrential
tɔˈrɛn ʃəl, toʊ-, tə-tor·ren·tial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. torrentialadjective

    relating to or resulting from the action of a torrent

    "torrential erosion"; "torrential adaptations seen in some aquatic forms"

  2. torrentialadjective

    resembling a torrent in force and abundance

    "torrential applause"; "torrential abuse"; "the torrential facility and fecundity characteristic of his style"- Winthrop Sargeant

  3. torrentialadjective

    pouring in abundance

    "torrential rains"

Wiktionary

  1. torrentialadjective

    Coming or characterized by torrents; flowing heavily or in large quantities.

    A torrential downpour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Torrentialadjective

    alt. of Torrentine

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of torrential in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of torrential in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of torrential in a Sentence

  1. Rick Scott:

    As we continue to monitor Subtropical Storm Alberto's northward path toward Florida, it is critically important that all Florida counties have every available resource to keep families safe and prepare for the torrential rain and severe flooding this storm will bring.

  2. Pradeep Kodippili:

    This is the worst torrential rain we have seen since 2010.

  3. Roberta Ramirez:

    He just told her to stay put, I'm on my way, but by the time he got there, the water was just torrential. There was such force so that even if she had gotten out of the vehicle, it probably would have carried her away.

  4. Roberta Ramirez:

    He just told her to stay put, I'm on my way, but by the time he got there, the water was just torrential. There was such force so that even if she had gotten out of the vehicle, it probably would have carried her away.

  5. Scott Morrison:

    This will be heartbreaking to these communities that have been experiencing years of drought only to see that turn into a torrential inundation.

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