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Instead, the airflow may impart more heat to your skin via conduction than it removes via enhanced evaporation.

The Zulu Exero features bone conduction technology that produces a light vibration against the upper cheekbone near your ear, so music is produced just for you, maintaining your situational awareness.

When water is poured into a teapot, some of its energy will move to the material in the pot through conduction.

A more profound understanding of the conditions necessary for ideal conduction felt close, and with it, a tantalizing step toward an electronics revolution.

When you do stop, sit on your pack rather than the ground, to prevent heat conduction.

I now know this was a conduction-style vaporizer, which requires a chamber to hold the steam.

But a few decades ago this same ability to disrupt nerve conduction led to a medical use: deliberate, targeted paralysis.

This small gap is a place of bad conduction and of the piling up of atoms, producing heat, burning, light.

With regard to the conduction of sound—it is to be noted that sound is carried astonishingly far by means of compact bodies.

There is also a trophic differentiation, the fibres undertaking special functions of nutrition (the conduction of the sap).

The whole question of conduction of electricity through the earth is very perplexing.

The transmission in the petiole of Mimosa is a phenomenon of conduction.


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