Meaning of torrential

tor•ren•tial

Pronunciation: (tô-ren'shul, tō-, tu-), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to or having the nature of a torrent.
  2. resembling a torrent in rapidity or violence.
  3. falling in torrents: torrential rains.
  4. produced by the action of a torrent.
  5. violent, vehement, or impassioned.
  6. overwhelming; extraordinarily copious.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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