Definition - What does Torrent mean?
A torrent file is a metadata file type that primarily stores the URLs of host servers that manage the communication, data transferring and other protocol-specific administration in the file-sharing and downloading process.
Techopedia explains Torrent
Besides a tracker URL, a torrent file may also contain information such as the name of the file, its author or creator, its size, the pieces of the file and their size and location.
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