Definition of Convective

1. a. Caused or accomplished by convection; as, a convective discharge of electricity.



Definition of Convective

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or employing convection; convectional ¹

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Definition of Convective

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Convective

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Literary usage of Convective

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1. Mathematical and Physical Papers: Collected from Different Scientific by Baron William Thomson Kelvin, Sir Joseph Larmor, James Prescott Joule (1890)
"APPENDIX E. ON THE convective EQUILIBRIUM OF TEMPERATURE IN THE ATMOSPHERE. [Read before the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, January 21st, ..."

2. The Elements of Physics: A College Text-book by Edward Leamington Nichols, William Suddards Franklin (1896)
"convective and conductive discharge. — Consider the positive and negative charges at ... In the former case we have what is known as convective discharge, ..."

3. Memoirs and Proceedings by Manchester Literary, Philosophical Society (1865)
"The equations of convective equilibrium in the atmosphere are as follows, II, T, and W denoting the pressure, temperature, and mass per cubic foot of the ..."

4. Manual of Static Electricity in X-ray and Therapeutic Uses by Samuel Howard Monell (1897)
"convective current method. Oscillating current method. ... convective-Current Method.—Simply connect the tube to the prime conductors, previously drawn ..."

5. The Elements of Natural Philosophy; Or, An Introduction to the Study of the by Golding Bird, Charles Brooke (1867)
"C. convective Discharge. — A form of discharge in which, ... The transfer of solid matter, in these cases of convective discharge, always takes place in the ..."

6. A Text-book of Physics: Heat by John Henry Poynting, Joseph John Thomson (1906)
"... Elasticities—Experimental Determinations of 7 for Gases—Adiabatic Gas Equation —Fall of Temperature Upwards with convective Equilibrium—Internal Energy ..."

7. The Atmosphere; Its Characteristics and Dynamics by Frederick Joaquim Barbosa Cordeiro (1910)
"convective EQUILIBRIUM We shall next take up the subject of convective equilibrium. We can suppose an ideal case in which the air is heated by conduction ..."

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