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convection cellnoun [C]

/ˈkənˈvek.ʃən ˌsel/ /ˈkənˈvek.ʃən ˌsel/ specialized
the circular pattern of a gas, such as air, or a liquid, such as magma (= melted rock under the surface of the earth), rising and falling as it becomes hotter and cooler
(Definition of convection cell from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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convection cellnoun [C]

/kenˈvek·ʃən ˌsel/
earth science the circular pattern of a gas, such as air, or a liquid, such as magma (= melted rock under the surface of the earth) rising and falling as it becomes hotter and cooler
(Definition of convection cell from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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