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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The transmission of heat or electricity or sound.

Usage examples (34)
  • A 1D heat conduction is solved numerically for fluxes in and out of surfaces.
  • This book explains the basic modes of heat transfer namely conduction, convection and radiation.
  • Askerov called the conduction of an event dated to the 60th anniversary of NATO in Baku to be a remarkable event.
  • Heat transfer between two bodies in contact is through "conduction". for more
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