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  • v. Present participle of convect.

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Examples

  • The erupted material—along with sulfur dioxide and other gases released from the decompressing magma—is entrained upward in a convecting, columnar mass.

    Reducing the threat to aviation from airborne volcanic ash

  • The self-convecting bowels of the earth, sunless but shimmering, as explored by Julian P. Lowman and colleagues.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • We're seeing deep convecting, an explosive convection, just south of Miami at this time and that seems to be where the heaviest precipitation is at this time.

    CNN Transcript Aug 18, 2008

  • A cooling of the Warm Pool by 1C makes a significant difference in the vapor pressure of water and in the ease of convecting that moisture upwards = fewer thunderstorms and a weaker Hadley/Walker circulation.

    Bill Gray Presentation « Climate Audit

  • Duane, G. and J.A. Curry, 1997: Entropy of a convecting water-air system and the interpretation of cloud morphogenesis.

    Water Vapor and Cloud Feedbacks « Climate Audit

  • A spiralling Mesocyclone convecting clear to the tropopause presented the most spectacular storm structure.

    WN.com - Articles related to Water bills go up in down economy as usage drops from slow manufacturing, real estate, tourism

  • He could identify regions where Venus 'convecting mantle is pushing or pulling on its crust as the planet cools.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Since chaotic dynamics was finally "discovered" in a way that convinced almost everybody, by the chaos in Lorenz 'toy convecting atmosphere, I have had the working hypothesis that weather and any other richly connected non-linear dynamical system with substantial feedbacks would be chaotic.

    RealClimate

  • "We believe the moon's core is still molten now, but the difference is that it doesn't have this dynamo, this convecting current that supports and generates a magnetic field,"

    Signs of the Times

  • A moon rock brought back by astronauts from the last Apollo mission in 1972 has finally proven its worth by revealing that the moon used to have a hot, convecting molten core that generated a magnetic field.

    Signs of the Times

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