Convection is defined as the act of moving, transmitting or conveying.(noun)
An example of convection is the moving of liquid.
The definition of convection is cooking faster, at a lower temperature and evenly.(adjective)
An example of convection used as an adjective is the phrase convection oven which means an oven that blows lower temperature air directly onto the food.
See convection in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L convectio < pp. of convehere, to bring together < com-, together + vehere, to carry, bear
See convection in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Late Latin convectiō, convectiōn-
Origin: , from convectus
Origin: , past participle of convehere, to carry together
Origin: : Latin com-, com-
Origin: + Latin vehere, to carry; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.
Air heated by a space heater rises and is replaced by cool air, creating a convection current that circulates hot air throughout a room.
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