advect meaning

Pronunciation:   "advect" in a sentence
  • Verb: advect
    1. Convey by horizontal mass movement of a fluid
      "energy advected from the environment"

    Derived forms: advected, advects, advecting

    See also: advection, advective

    Type of: transport


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  1. In this case the external fluid flow simply advects the sphere.
  2. The wind then carries or advects the fog inland.
  3. The combined flow of these gyres acts to advect the storm slowly poleward and westward.
  4. Once this marine layer has formed, the prevailing westerly winds advect the clouds over the coastal lands.
  5. Physically, the cyclonic circulation of the storm advects environmental air poleward east of center and equatorial west of center.

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