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v. con·vect·ed, con·vect·ing, con·vects
To transfer (heat) by convection.
To undergo convection: warm air convecting upward.
[Back-formation from convection.]
1. (General Physics) (tr) to circulate (hot air) by convection
2. (General Physics) (intr) to undergo convection
1. to transfer (heat or a fluid) by convection.v.i.
2. (of a fluid) to transfer heat by convection.
[1880–85; back formation from convected < Latin convectus, past participle of convehere to carry to one place =con- con- + vehere to carry]