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Definition of "convective" [con•vec•tive]

  • Of, pertaining to, or employing convection; convectional (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "convective" in a sentence
  • "Meteorologists working behind me over here, this is John Hart (ph) and he's issuing what we call the convective outlook, the risk of where we're expecting to see the worst thunderstorms today and his computer is just like our computer at home and crashed on him, so he's really working hard and wasn't able to talk to us."
  • "Here what you have right here is a line of what they call convective activity, a lot of thunderstorms, something that might kick out tornado, certainly severe thunderstorms."
  • "Now there is a layer Bonnie, that is in the mid levels we refer to as a convective cap."
Words like "convective"
convective acceleration
convective activity
convective cell
convective cloud
convective condensation
convective derivative
convective discharge
convective heat
convective instability
convective operator
convective outlook
convective overshoot
convective precipitation
convective region
affective convective current