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Sea vs. Torrent

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Seanoun

A large body of salt water.

Torrentnoun

A violent flow, as of water, lava, etc.; a stream suddenly raised and running rapidly, as down a precipice.

‘Rain fell on the hills in torrents.’; ‘A torrent of green and white water broke over the hull of the sail-boat.’;

Seanoun

The ocean; the continuous body of salt water covering a majority of the Earth's surface.

Torrentnoun

(figurative) A large amount or stream of something.

‘They endured a torrent of inquiries.’;

Seanoun

A body of salt water smaller than an ocean, generally forming part of, or connecting with, an ocean or a larger sea.

‘The Mediterranean Sea, the Caribbean Sea, the Sea of Crete, etc.’;

Torrentnoun

A set of files obtainable through a peer-to-peer network, especially BitTorrent.

‘I got a torrent of the complete works of Shakespeare the other day; I'm not sure why.’;

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Seanoun

A lake, especially if large or if salty or brackish.

‘The Caspian Sea, the Sea of Galilee, the Salton Sea, etc.’;

Torrentadjective

Rolling or rushing in a rapid stream.

Seanoun

The swell of the sea; a single wave; billow.

Torrentverb

To download in a torrent.

‘The video rental place didn't have the film I was after, but I managed to torrent it.’;

Seanoun

Living or used in or on the sea; of, near, or like the sea.

‘Seaman, sea gauge, sea monster, sea horse, sea level, seaworthy, seaport, seaboard, etc.’;

Torrentnoun

A violent stream, as of water, lava, or the like; a stream suddenly raised and running rapidly, as down a precipice.

‘The roaring torrent is deep and wide.’;

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Seanoun

(figurative) Anything resembling the vastness of the sea.

Torrentnoun

Fig.: A violent or rapid flow; a strong current; a flood; as, a torrent of vices; a torrent of eloquence.

‘At length, Erasmus, that great injured name, . . .Stemmed the wild torrent of a barbarous age.’;

Seanoun

(planetology) A large, dark plain of rock; a mare.

‘The Apollo 11 mission landed in the Sea of Tranquility.’;

Torrentadjective

Rolling or rushing in a rapid stream.

Seanoun

(planetology) A very large lake of liquid hydrocarbon.

Torrentnoun

a heavy rain

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Seanoun

One of the larger bodies of salt water, less than an ocean, found on the earth's surface; a body of salt water of second rank, generally forming part of, or connecting with, an ocean or a larger sea; as, the Mediterranean Sea; the Sea of Marmora; the North Sea; the Carribean Sea.

Torrentnoun

a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid);

‘the houses were swept away in the torrent’;

Seanoun

An inland body of water, esp. if large or if salt or brackish; as, the Caspian Sea; the Sea of Aral; sometimes, a small fresh-water lake; as, the Sea of Galilee.

Torrentnoun

an overwhelming number or amount;

‘a flood of requests’; ‘a torrent of abuse’;

Seanoun

The ocean; the whole body of the salt water which covers a large part of the globe.

‘I marvel how the fishes live in the sea.’; ‘Ambiguous between sea and landThe river horse and scaly crocodile.’;

Torrentnoun

a strong and fast-moving stream of water or other liquid

‘after the rains, the stream becomes a raging torrent’; ‘rain poured down in torrents’;

Seanoun

The swell of the ocean or other body of water in a high wind; motion or agitation of the water's surface; also, a single wave; a billow; as, there was a high sea after the storm; the vessel shipped a sea.

Torrentnoun

an overwhelming outpouring of (something, typically words)

‘she was subjected to a torrent of abuse’;

Seanoun

A great brazen laver in the temple at Jerusalem; - so called from its size.

‘He made a molten sea of ten cubits from brim to brim, round in compass, and five cubits the height thereof.’;

Seanoun

Fig.: Anything resembling the sea in vastness; as, a sea of glory.

‘All the space . . . was one sea of heads.’;

Seanoun

a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land

Seanoun

anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume

Seanoun

turbulent water with swells of considerable size;

‘heavy seas’;

Seaadjective

relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships;

‘sea stories’; ‘sea smells’; ‘sea traffic’; ‘land vehicles’;

Sea

The sea, connected as the world ocean or simply the ocean, is the body of salty water that covers approximately 71 percent of the Earth's surface. The word sea is also used to denote second-order sections of the sea, such as the Mediterranean Sea, as well as certain large, entirely landlocked, saltwater lakes, such as the Caspian Sea.

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