free convection definition

  • noun:
    • The convection (carriage) of items of a fluid, such size or (especially) temperature, in the form of currents induced within the fluid by a buoyancy force that will be determined by an acceleration (such as for example gravity) acting upon density changes in the substance which are caused by heat.

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