clouds of convection

конвективные облака

English-Russian aviation meteorology dictionary. 2013.

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  • Convection — This figure shows a calculation for thermal convection in the Earth s mantle. Colors closer to red are hot areas and colors closer to blue are cold areas. A hot, less dense lower boundary layer sends plumes of hot material upwards, and likewise,… …   Wikipedia

  • Convection cell — Altocumulus cloud as seen from the space shuttle. Altocumulus is formed through convective activity. See also: Convection A convection cell is a phenomenon of fluid dynamics that occurs in situations where there are density differences within a… …   Wikipedia

  • convection — convectional, adj. /keuhn vek sheuhn/, n. 1. Physics. the transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the heated parts of a liquid or gas. 2. Meteorol. the vertical transport of atmospheric properties, esp. upward (distinguished from… …   Universalium

  • convection — [[t]kənve̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT Convection is the process by which heat travels through air, water, and other gases and liquids. [TECHNICAL] ...clouds which lift warm, moist air by convection high into the atmosphere. ...convection currents …   English dictionary

  • convection — /kənˈvɛkʃən / (say kuhn vekshuhn) noun 1. Physics the transference of heat by the circulation or movement of the heated parts of a liquid or gas. 2. Meteorology a mechanical process thermally produced involving the upward or downward transfer of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • convective clouds — Clouds formed as a result of convection in the atmosphere. Cumulus, cumulonimbus, and altocumulus clouds are examples of convective clouds …   Aviation dictionary

  • Atmospheric convection — Conditions favorable for thunderstorm types and complexes Atmospheric convection is the result of a parcel environment instability, or temperature difference, layer in the atmosphere. Different lapse rates within dry and moist air lead to… …   Wikipedia

  • Level of free convection — The level of free convection (LFC) is the altitude in the atmosphere where the temperature of the environment decreases faster than the moist adiabatic lapse rate of a saturated air parcel at the same level.The usual way of finding the LFC is to… …   Wikipedia

  • atmosphere — atmosphereless, adj. /at meuhs fear /, n., v., atmosphered, atmosphering. n. 1. the gaseous envelope surrounding the earth; the air. 2. this medium at a given place. 3. Astron. the gaseous envelope surrounding a heavenly body. 4. Chem. any… …   Universalium

  • Convective available potential energy — A skew T plot showing a morning sounding with a large hydrolapse followed by an afternoon sounding showing the cooling which occurred in the mid levels resulting in an unstable atmosphere as surface parcels have now become negatively buoyant. The …   Wikipedia

  • Atmospheric thermodynamics — In the physical sciences, atmospheric thermodynamics is the study of heat and energy transformations in the earth’s atmospheric system. Following the fundamental laws of classical thermodynamics, atmospheric thermodynamics studies such phenomena… …   Wikipedia

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