electroconvection etymology

English word electroconvection comes from English convection, English electro-

Detailed word origin of electroconvection

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
convection English (eng) (meteorology) The vertical movement of heat and moisture, especially by updrafts and downdrafts in an unstable air mass. The terms convection and thunderstorm are often used interchangeably, although thunderstorms are only one form of convection. Towering cumulus clouds are visible forms of convection.. (physics) The transmission of heat in a fluid by the circulation of currents.. The [...]
electro- English (eng) (music) electronic and/or incorporating elements of electro(-funk). Electricity or electrical.
electroconvection English (eng) (physics) The flow of molecules of a liquid crystal (or other fluid) under the influence of an applied electric field.

Words with the same origin as electroconvection

Descendants of electro-
NEMS electroaxonography electrobiology electrocardiogram electrochemical electroconvulsive electrocute electrodialyze electroencephalogram electroformed electrolysis electromagnet electromagnetism electronegative electroneutrality electronystagmography electrorheology electroshock electrothermy electrotransferred electrotransformation electrowinning electrowon gravitoelectromagnetism