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convect

verb con·vect \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

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