1. torr- + -id.
2. => dried with heat, scorching hot, very hot.
来自拉丁语 torrere,燃烧，使干燥，来自 PIE*ters,干的，词源同 terrain,toast.
- torrid (adj.)
- 1580s, in torrid zone "region of the earth between the tropics," from Medieval Latin torrida zona, from fem. of torridus "dried with heat, scorching hot," from torrere "to parch," from PIE root *ters- "to dry" (see terrain). Sense of "very hot" is first attested 1610s. Figurative sense from 1630s.
- 1. She began a torrid love affair with a theatrical designer.
- 2. The minister suffered yet another torrid day of criticism.
- 3. a torrid love affair
- 4. She was sitting on the rocks in the torrid sun.
- 5. Seles, the victim of a death threat earlier this week, has had a torrid time during the Championships.
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