verb \kən-ˈvekt\

Definition of CONVECT

intransitive verb
:  to transfer heat by convection
transitive verb
:  to circulate (as air) by convection
con·vec·tive \-ˈvek-tiv\ adjective

Origin of CONVECT

back-formation from convection
First Known Use: 1881


Next Word in the Dictionary: convection
Previous Word in the Dictionary: convariety
All Words Near: convect

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up convect? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).