nounRelated wordsCompare conduction with convection, which is the flow of heat by the movement of a warmed gas.
(Mechanical engineering: Energy, thermodynamics and heat transfer) Conduction is the flow of heat through a solid. ⇒ The canister walls, which are in contact with the metal cask wall, transfer this heat by conduction. ⇒ Conduction is heat transfer resulting from the energy exchange between molecules, due to molecular contact. ⇒ Conduction is the flow of heat through a solid.
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