Brownian movement

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Brownian movement

(ˈbraʊnɪən) or

Brownian motion

n
(General Physics) random movement of microscopic particles suspended in a fluid, caused by bombardment of the particles by molecules of the fluid. First observed in 1827, it provided strong evidence in support of the kinetic theory of molecules
[C19: named after Robert Brown]
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Brownian movement

The random motion of microscopic particles suspended in a gas or liquid.
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Noun1.Brownian movement - the random motion of small particles suspended in a gas or liquidBrownian movement - the random motion of small particles suspended in a gas or liquid
motion, movement - a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
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