This figure shows a calculation for thermal convection in the Earth's mantle.
Colors closer to red are hot areas and colors closer to blue are cold areas. A hot
Physics. the transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the heated parts of
a liquid or gas. 2. Meteorology. the vertical transport of atmospheric properties, ...
Define convection: movement in a gas or liquid in which the warmer parts move
up and the colder parts move down; also : the transfer of heat by this…usage, ...
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Convection is the transfer of internal energy into or out of an object by the
physical movement of a surrounding fluid that transfers the internal energy along
Convection is heat transfer by mass motion of a fluid such as air or water when
the heated fluid is caused to move away from the source of heat, carrying energy
Convection is the circular motion that happens when warmer air or liquid —
which has faster moving molecules, making it less dense — rises, while the
Heat moves in fluids through several processes, including convection.
Convection is the transfer of heat by the actual movement of the heated material.
The particles in fluids (liquids or gases) can move from place to place when
heated. Convection occurs when particles with a lot of heat energy move and