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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·vec·tion /kənˈvɛkʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·vec·tion /kənˈvɛkʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·vec·tion n.
 1. The act or process of conveying or transmitting.
 2. Physics A process of transfer or transmission, as of heat or electricity, by means of currents in liquids or gases, resulting from changes of temperature and other causes.
    Liquids are generally heated by convection -- when heat is applied from below.   --Nichol.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the transfer of heat through a fluid (liquid or gas) caused
           by molecular motion
      2: (meteorology) the vertical movement of heat or other
         properties by massive motion within the atmosphere