to transfer (heat or a fluid) by convection.
(of a fluid) to transfer heat by convection.
- con·vec·tive, adjective
- con·vec·tive·ly, adverb
- non·con·vec·tive, adjective
- non·con·vec·tive·ly, adverb
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How to use convect in a sentence
While the shininess of regular aluminum foil can help deflect some of a fire’s radiant heat, it’s too flimsy to protect against convected and conducted heat.
You have a mantle that convects, so the plates sitting on top of it are moved with convection.The New Historian of the Smash That Made the Himalayas | Robin George Andrews | April 14, 2021 | Quanta Magazine