verbcon·vect·ed, con·vect·ing, con·vects
To transfer (heat) by convection.
To undergo convection: warm air convecting upward.
Origin of convectBack-formation from convection
(third-person singular simple present convects, present participle convecting, simple past and past participle convected)
- To carry or convey; to move (a warm fluid) upward through a cooler fluid, to transfer heat or a fluid by convection.
- The heated surface caused the air to convect.