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convection

kuhn vek shuhn

  • n  the transfer of heat through a fluid (liquid or gas) caused by molecular motion
  • n  (meteorology) the vertical movement of heat or other properties by massive motion within the atmosphere

  • As connoisseurs of their local dish, Beijingers love to debate the merits of convection roasters over peach-wood ovens, or to quibble over sauce recipes.
  • He will also have spent more than $150,000 on equipment like custom-made serving platters and a $22,000 combination steamer--convection oven he will use in the kitchen stadium .
  • Most building insulation simply reduces heat transfer through conduction and convection.
News & Articles

  • Showers and thunderstorms for the Beartooth and Absaroka foothills
    BILLINGS - A few changes as we look at the forecast for this evening. Due to day time heating and increased convection a few isolated showers and thunderstorms are going to be hanging around the Beartooth and Absaroka mountains through midnight. Some lightning is showing up on our Doppler radar.
    June 10, 2013 - KTVQ Billings
  • Open-Frame 120 W DC/DC Converters feature 20 kV isolation.
    Developed for powering electronic circuits, DIO 120 Series accepts 24 or 48 Vdc input and delivers single 12, 15, or 24 Vdc output (5 A current limit). Other inputs and outputs, as well as built-in redundancy diode for parallel and N+1 operation, are available upon request. Tested for corona extinction at 10 kVrms min and Hi-Pot tested for 20 kVrms, convection-cooled converters offer protection ...
    June 5, 2013 - ThomasNet
Quotes

  • Gregory Chamitoff in Space.com
    You're looking at surface convection and flow, and studying it in a way you couldn't possibly do on the ground,said Gregory Chamitoff, a mission specialist who will fly aboard Discovery and stay at the orbital lab for a six-month mission....

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