cellular convection

cellular convection

[′sel·yə·lər kən′vek·shən]
(meteorology)
An organized, convective, fluid motion characterized by the presence of distinct convection cells or convective units, usually with upward motion (away from the heat source) in the central portions of the cell, and sinking or downward flow in the cell's outer regions.
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00 M0650 62 for measurements of fiber optic lines multimodowych with connectors S960, F960Task 14 - Delivery of cellular convection dryerTask 15 - Supply of electromagnetic napownicyTask 16 - Delivery of two needle lockstitch machine.
The structure inside the polar vortex is reminiscent of the open cellular convection that is often seen over Earth's oceans," said Tony Del Genio, a member of the Cassini imaging team at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, N.