What Does Convection Mean?


Convection refers to the transfer of heat through fluids by means of rising currents. In geography, it is the motion of a liquid driven by gravity and temperature differences or the massive motion of heat within the atmosphere.
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Physics. the transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the heated parts of a liquid or gas.
Meteorology the vertical transport of atmospheric properties, especially upward (advection).
the act of conveying or transmitting.
Source: Dictionary.com
The word convection refers to the heat transfer in a gas or liquid by circulation of currents from one region to another. This word can also be used in reference to the process of conveying or transmission.
Convection is the movement of molecules within liquids. Convection can also refer to the movement of heat within a solid or a gas due to the circulation of currents.
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