Definition of convectional in English:



  • See convection

    • ‘We did not observe movements having a vectorial nature consistent with a convectional flow; however, the number of data points collected during our experiments may not have been large enough to identify this type of motion.’
    • ‘In arid areas, the rainfall is caused by convectional instability through heating of the ground surface.’
    • ‘Its resulting temperature inertia greatly modifies the temperature regimes of adjacent land, largely by the convectional circulation of air.’