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conduction

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Physics
conductioncon‧duc‧tion /kənˈdʌkʃən/ noun [uncountable]  HPthe passage of electricity through wires, heat through metal, water through pipes etc
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conductionSteaming Steaming is another method of moist heat cooking again by conduction.Conventional double-glazing cuts heat loss by conduction, but can not prevent loss by radiation.Cooking works by conduction, as heat from the surface is drawn in.Explanation Heat is transferred through objects by a process called conduction.If serious respiratory depression or cardiac conduction disturbances occur, emergency ventilatory support should be instituted.Metallic bonding is related to electrical conduction and semi-conduction.In a pure semiconductor the valence band is essentially filled and the higher conduction band essentially empty.
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