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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tor·rid /ˈtɔrəd, ˈtɑr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tor·rid a.
 1. Parched; dried with heat; as, a torrid plain or desert. “Barca or Cyrene's torrid soil.”
 2. Violenty hot; drying or scorching with heat; burning; parching. Torrid heat.”
 Torrid zone Geog., that space or board belt of the earth, included between the tropics, over which the sun is vertical at some period of every year, and the heat is always great.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent
             lover"; "a burning enthusiasm"; "a fervent desire to
             change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory";
             "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair" [syn:
             ardent, burning(a), fervent, fervid, fiery,
             impassioned, perfervid]
      2: emotionally charged and vigorously energetic; "a torrid
         dance"; "torrid jazz bands"; "hot trumpets and torrid
      3: burning hot; extremely and unpleasantly hot; "the torrid
         noonday sun"; "sultry sands of the dessert" [syn: sultry]