Definition of Convections

1. convection [n] - See also: convection



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convections

convalescents
convalesces
convalescing
convalidation
convalidations
convallamarin
convallaria
convallarin
convect
convected
convecting
convection
convection cell
convection cells
convectional
convections (current term)
convective
convective current
convective heat
convectively
convector
convectors
convects
convenance
convene
convened
convener
conveners
convenes
convenience

Literary usage of Convections

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by Mount Weather Observatory, Bluemont, Va, United States Weather Bureau (1912)
"These clouds are due to rather violent convections incident to heated surface layers of atmosphere, and therefore are most numerous during summer afternoons ..."

2. Physics of the Air by William Jackson Humphreys (1920)
"... optical inequalities due to constant and innumerable vertical convections and conflicting winds. Shimmering.—The tremulous appearance of objects, ..."

3. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1919)
"... which prevent the entrance of air, sound waves, detonations or convections of ... convections or vibrations, prevents loss of tissue by the entrance of ..."

4. The Sub-mechanics of the Universe by Osborne Reynolds, Royal Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"where the pre-suffix c" indicates convections by u" and c indicates the convections by u', inwards across the bounding surface of the element. ..."

5. Bulletin of the Mount Weather Observatory by Mount Weather Observatory (U.S.), Willis Luther Moore, United States Weather Bureau, United States Government Printing Office (1911)
"These clouds are due to rather violent convections incident to heated surface layers of atmosphere, and therefore are most numerous during summer afternoons ..."

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