noun Etymology: Latin advection-, advectio act of bringing, from advehere to carry to, from ad- + vehere to carry — more at way Date: 1910 the usually horizontal movement of a mass of fluid (as air or an ocean current); also transport (as of pollutants or plankton) by such movement • advect transitive verbadvective adjective

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  • advection — [ad vek′shən] n. [ AD + (CON)VECTION] the transference of heat by horizontal currents of air advective [ad vek′tiv] adj …   English World dictionary

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  • advection —    1. The process whereby solutes are transported by the bulk mass of flowing fluid [6].    2. Phenomenon of cool air mass intruding and interrupting evaporation and causing condensation due to heat loss [16].    See also convective transport …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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