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free convection[¦frē kən′vek·shən]
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The convection resulting from the flow of air caused by temperature differences in an enclosed space, as opposed to the flow of air caused by a fan. Also known as free convection.
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