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The circulation of heat in a gas or liquid. Convection may occur naturally due to differences in density. For example, warm air is less dense than cool air causing it to rise while the cool air sinks. Circulation also be induced by external forces such as a fan, pump or pressure gradient.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Konvektion (Deut.); convection (Fr.);