ALL meanings of advection

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  • noun advection the transference of heat energy in a horizontal stream of gas, esp of air 3
  • noun advection the transference of heat by horizontal currents of air 3
  • noun advection The transfer of heat or matter by the flow of a fluid, especially horizontally in the atmosphere or the sea. 1
  • noun advection Meteorology. the horizontal transport of atmospheric properties (distinguished from convection). 1
  • noun advection the horizontal flow of air, water, etc. 1
  • noun advection (earth science, chemistry) The horizontal movement of a body of atmosphere (or other fluid) along with a concurrent transport of its temperature, humidity etc. 0
  • noun advection The transport of a scalar by bulk fluid motion. 0
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