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convectionnoun [U]

uk   us   /kənˈvek.ʃən/ specialized
the ​flow of ​heat through a ​gas or a ​liquid: Warm ​airrises by the ​process of convection.
(Definition of convection from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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convectionnoun [U]

 us   /kenˈvek·ʃən/
science the ​flow of ​heat through a ​gas or a ​liquid as the ​hotterpartrises and the ​coolerpartfalls
(Definition of convection from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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