Definition of advect in English:



  • See advection

    • ‘This moisture can be advected to the coast to feed storms and tornadoes.’
    • ‘Energy advected to and from the lake by precipitation, surface water, and ground water had little effect on evaporation rates.’
    • ‘However, the general circulation in the Santa Barbara Channel tends to be cyclonic, which often advects cool surface waters eastward along the northern coasts of the Channel Islands.’
    • ‘As a result of this, in the northern hemisphere, polar air in the lower troposphere is frequently advected into middle latitudes and, occasionally, even as far as subtropical latitudes.’
    • ‘The freshwater is then advected with the East Greenland Current along the East Greenland coast over the shelf and slope towards Denmark Strait.’