advective

advection

[ad-vek-shuhn]
noun
1.
Meteorology. the horizontal transport of atmospheric properties (distinguished from convection ).
2.
the horizontal flow of air, water, etc.

Origin:
1905–10; < Latin advectiōn- (stem of advectiō), equivalent to advect(us), past participle of advehere (ad- ad- + vec-, variant stem of vehere to carry, bring + -tus past participle suffix) + -iōn- -ion

advective, adjective
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advection (ədˈvɛkʃən)
 
n
the transference of heat energy in a horizontal stream of gas, esp of air
 
[C20: from Latin advectiō conveyance, from advehere, from ad- to + vehere to carry]

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advection   (ād-věk'shən)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. The transfer of a property of the atmosphere, such as heat, cold, or humidity, by the horizontal movement of an air mass.

  2. The rate of change of an atmospheric property caused by the horizontal movement of air.

  3. The horizontal movement of water, as in an ocean current.


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