Definition of Advection

1. Noun. (meteorology) the horizontal transfer of heat or other atmospheric properties.

Category relationships: Meteorology
Generic synonyms: Temperature Change
Derivative terms: Advect



Definition of Advection

1. Noun. (earth science chemistry) The horizontal movement of a body of atmosphere (or other fluid) along with a concomitant transport of its temperature, humidity etc. ¹

2. Noun. The transport of a scalar by bulk fluid motion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Advection

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Advection

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1. RREL Hazardous Waste Research Symposium: Abstract Proceedings, 19th Annual (1993)
"Striking color patterns revealed significant density-driven advection ... Existence of these advection mechanisms carries two significant implications. ..."

2. Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety: Proceedings of the First International edited by T. J. Casadevall (1995)
"The trajectories of the particles are determined using the Lagrangian advection methodology. A Lagrangian description of a fluid flow is one that describes ..."

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