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  • A convection oven cooks faster than a conventional oven.
  • Most important, a deadly convection column never established itself in the immediate area so a blanket of killing heat and fire did not cover her.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • During the summer months, however, superheated air rises from the scorched earth like bubbles from the bottom of a boiling kettle, rushing heavenward in turbulent convection currents.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • For example, we can’t use them on the jungle river, because the movement of the water and the convection rising from the surface screws up the sensors.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park

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  • The ceiling stretched away high enough to continue the natural supporting curve of the rock and to permit internal air-convection currents.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Gleaming in the brilliant midday sun, they appeared no different from the harmless puffs of convection condensation that rose from the valley almost every afternoon.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • As soon as the guy started talking about convection, he was gone.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • Fortunately the reactor was able to run on such low power without the use of a coolant pump, since coolant could be transferred by normal convection circulation.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • (This alarm stemmed from one of the theories being passed through the park as to why so much of Hiroshima had burned: it was that a single plane had sprayed gasoline on the city and then somehow set fire to it in one flashing moment.) But the drops were palpably water, and as they fell, the wind grew stronger and stronger, and suddenly — probably because of the tremendous convection set up by the blazing city — a whirlwind ripped through the park.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • To achieve even that degree of efficiency will require solid and continuous transfer, which requires a low rotational period to prevent convection transfer.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die

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  • A barbecue cook must have an intimate understanding of his work, the physics of fire and convection, the hard science of meat and heat and smoke—and then forget it all to achieve a sort of gut-level, Zen instinct for the process.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Convection?
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
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