meaning of Brownian movement

Brownian movement meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1871, for Scottish scientist Dr. Robert Brown (1773-1858), which very first described it.

Brownian movement meaning in General Dictionary

the random movement of tiny particles suspended in a gas or liquid

Sentence Examples with the word Brownian movement

Many bacteria when suspended in a fluid exhibit a power of independent movement which is, of course, quite distinct from the Brownian movement - a non-vital phenomenon common to all finelydivided particles suspended in a fluid.

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