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con•vec•tion



Pronunciation: (kun-vek'shun), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/convection.html on line 77 [key]
n.
1. Physics.the transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the heated parts of a liquid or gas.
2. Meteorol.the vertical transport of atmospheric properties, esp. upward (distinguished from advection).
3. the act of conveying or transmitting.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/convection.html on line 127 convection (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/convection.html on line 129 convection (Encyclopedia)

 

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