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The Black + Decker Purifry features two convection fans, a fryer basket that holds up to 2 liters (about 8 cups) of food, knobs for setting cook time and temperature, and two indicator lights to show when the device is on and when it's preheated.
Earth scientists have long suspected that upwellings in these mantle convection currents would manifest themselves as the plumes responsible for Earth’s volcanic hot spots.
So, Mallie converted a 20-by-8-foot shipping container into a convection oven that will be propane fueled.
A perfect example of one of these unsolvable equations is a simplified model of convection roles in the atmosphere.
Well, convection often results in a rotational flow.
These lumps and bumps on the surface of the star could be due to convection processes in its interior, like boiling water, Mandelbaum reports.
Most of the sun's energy warms the ground, which then gradually warms the air; the warm air rises, and cool air settles on the ground, creating a convection cycle of heating.
The gourmet kitchen boasts granite counters, a pot filler, double ovens with convection, a built-in refrigerator and a butler’s pantry.
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CONVECTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of convection for English Language Learners
: movement in a gas or liquid in which the warmer parts move up and the colder parts move down; also : the transfer of heat by this movement
CONVECTION Defined for Kids
Definition of convection for Students
- Heat can be transferred by convection.
medical Definition of convection
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