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advection
1. The transfer of a property of the atmosphere; such as, heat, cold, or humidity, by the horizontal movement of an air mass: "Today's temperatures were higher due to the advection of warm air into the region."
2. The rate of change of an atmospheric property caused by the horizontal movement of air.
3. The horizontal movement of water, as in an ocean current.
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advection fog
A type of fog formed when warm, moist air moves horizontally over a cold surface and the air is consequently cooled to below its dew point.

This condition is found especially along a coastline where the temperature of land and the temperature of water significantly differ.

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advection
1. A reference to the processes of transport and mixing of properties (energy, heat, moisture, etc.) of a fluid by mass motion of that fluid in the horizontal plane.
2. In the atmosphere, the horizontal transfer of anything by the movement of air; for example, wind.

Common examples of advection include heat and moisture.

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advection fog
Fog that forms when warmer humid air flows over cooler ground or water.
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