A self-contained convective zone in a fluid in which upward motion of warmer fluid in the center is balanced by downward motion of cooler fluid at the periphery.
- This cycle is repeated over and over to generate what scientists call a convection cell or convective flow.
- The circular current that results is called a convection cell.
- Does the mantle contain two sets of convection cells of fluid rock or only one?
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Syllabification: con·vec·tion cell
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