advection

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin advectio (act of bringing), from advectus (past participle of advehere (to carry to), from ad- + vehere (to convey)) + -io.

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Noun[edit]

advection (uncountable)

  1. (earth science, chemistry) The horizontal movement of a body of atmosphere (or other fluid) along with a concurrent transport of its temperature, humidity etc.
  2. The transport of a scalar by bulk fluid motion.

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Noun[edit]

advection f (plural advections)

  1. (earth science, chemistry) advection