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Torrent. A file that connects a user to a swarm to download a file. The idea of torrents are not illegal, but it is mostly used to distribute illegal files. (i.e. music, movies, video games, etc.) The pirate bay uses torrent files for means of distributing copyrighted materials. by Freakin' Sweet!What is the meaning of torrents of rain?
b : a heavy downpour of rain … a torrent of rain poured down. — Walter Farley — usually used in plural The rain is coming down in torrents. Lightning is flashing. — Alice Walker Torrents of rain drenched the Hamptons … — Chris MundyWhat is the etymology of the word Torrens?
Note: According to the hypothesis suggested in the etymology, the original meaning of the noun torrens would have been "dessicated area, dry stream bed"; as such stream beds, particularly in Mediterranean climates, could be filled with fast-flowing water during rainy periods, the meaning shifted to "rushing stream."Is it illegal to download via torrent?
— Sunset 2 transitive + intransitive : to download via a torrent (see torrent entry 1 sense 4) Torrenting itself isn't illegal, but downloading unsanctioned copyrighted material is. It's not always immediately apparent which content is legal to torrent and which isn't.