thermosiphon

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thermosiphon

(ˌθɜːməʊˈsaɪfən)
n
(Chemistry) a system in which a coolant is circulated by convection caused by a difference in density between the hot and cold portions of the liquid
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ther•mo•si•phon

(ˌθɜr məˈsaɪ fən)

n.
an arrangement of siphon tubes that enables water in a heating apparatus to circulate by means of convection.
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Passive cooling here is based on thermo siphoning using water which is cooled and heated by natural swing of day and night temperatures.