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Origin of convection
OTHER WORDS FROM convectioncon·vec·tion·al, adjective
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The physics of the design itself has been around for much longer than that—they’re essentially a refined design of the traditional convection oven.
Water vapor and air constantly circulate in turbulent convection currents.
That convection cycle puts Betelgeuse on a semiregular dimmer switch that fluctuates roughly every 400 days or so.
The star’s temperature hadn’t dropped as much as would be expected if the dimming was from something intrinsic to the star, like its convection cycles, the pair reported in the March 10 Astrophysical Journal Letters.
The convection technology in air fryers allows you to roast, bake, and even dehydrate your favorite foods.
The bag may be called a "convection shield," slowing convection-cooling due to air currents.The BYU Solar Cooker/Cooler|Steven E. Jones
This mode of propagation may better be described as a convection of excitation.Life Movements in Plants|Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
This is illustrated by the seasonal variation in convection.
In summer, when the gradient is steepest, convection reaches its maximum.
In the part BNA, the electricity is carried by a moving conductor; it is said to be displaced by convection.
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Derived forms of convectionconvectional, adjectiveconvective, adjective
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The motion of warm material that rises, cools off, and sinks again, producing a continuous circulation of material and transfer of heat. Some examples of processes involving convection are boiling water, in which heat is transferred from the stove to the air; the circulation of the atmosphere of the Earth, transferring heat from the equator to the North Pole and South Pole; and plate tectonics, in which heat is transferred from the interior of the Earth to its surface.