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From Latin advectio(act of bringing), from advectus (past participle of advehere(to carry to), from ad- + vehere(to convey)) + -io.

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advection ‎(countable and uncountable, plural advections)

  1. (earth science, chemistry) The horizontal movement of a body of atmosphere (or other fluid) along with a concurrent transport of its temperature, humidity etc.
  2. The transport of a scalar by bulk fluid motion.

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advection f ‎(plural advections)

  1. (earth science, chemistry) advection