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heat transfer

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conduction
when heat moves between one object and another object by direct contact.
convection
heat transfer through air or water
convection current
the circulation of heat because of heat differences
wind
he circulating flow of air due to temperature
differences
heat transfer
movement of heat from one place to another
air mass
a large body of air with the same temperature and moisture throughout
weather front
A boundary or transition between two different air masses
warm air
rises
cold air
sinks
polar
cold; from the Poles
continental
dry; from land
maritime
moist; from the ocean
tropical
warm; from the tropics