Definition of Temperature gradient
1. Noun. Change in temperature as a function of distance (especially altitude).
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Temperature Gradient
Literary usage of Temperature gradient
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science Abstracts by Institution of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"temperature gradient in Flames. H. Mache. (Akad. Wiss. Wien, Sitzb. ... Thisis a physical investigation of the temperature gradient in a homogeneous burning ..."
2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"The effect of a slight change in the transmissive coefficient of the atmosphere, in altering the equator-poleward temperature-gradient, is very great. ..."
3. Meteorology: A Text-book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"The average value of the vertical temperature gradient The average for all ... In order to understand the change in the vertical temperature gradient The ..."
4. Meteorology: A Text Book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"The average value of the vertical temperature gradient The average for all times ... In order to understand the change in the vertical temperature gradient ..."
5. The Vegetation of a Desert Mountain Range as Conditioned by Climatic Factors by Forrest Shreve (1915)
"DEPARTURES FROM THE NORMAL temperature gradient DUE TO COLD-AIR DRAINAGE. The ideal conditions of uniform decrease of temperature with increase of altitude ..."