Robert Brown

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Noun1.Robert Brown - Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
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It will suffice to quote the highest authority, Robert Brown, who in speaking of certain organs in the Proteaceae, says their generic importance, 'like that of all their parts, not only in this but, as I apprehend, in every natural family, is very unequal, and in some cases seems to be entirely lost.' Again in another work he says, the genera of the Connaraceae 'differ in having one or more ovaria, in the existence or absence of albumen, in the imbricate or valvular aestivation.
Robert Brown has strongly insisted on the fact that the rudimentary florets are of the highest importance in the classification of the Grasses.
And I will throw in Robert Brown's new thing--`Microscopic Observations on the Pollen of Plants'--if you don't happen to have it already."
Robert Brown has been kind enough to examine the wood: he says it belongs to the fir tribe, partaking of the character of the Araucarian family, but with some curious points of affinity with the yew.
And now Coventry has been brought together once more to remember the family after it was revealed that killer drug-driver Robert Brown was found dead in his prison cell on Christmas Day.
Robert Brown, 53, was already banned and doing more than twice the speed limit while high on a cocktail of drugs when he hit Corey and Casper Platt-May, aged six and two.
Robert Brown was serving a 10-year sentence for causing the deaths of Corey and Casper Platt-May, aged six and two, by dangerous driving.
Lake Street analyst Robert Brown lowered his price target for NN, Inc.
He is survived by his children, son Robert Brown of Oelwein, IA, daughters Kathleen Brown of Downers Grove, Rosemary Brown (Brad Harris) of Rowley, IA, Alice Peeper (Jerry) of Oelwein, IA, Theresa Samlow of Streamwood, Diane Mahoney (Kevin) of Rolling Meadows, and Christine lntravaia of Schaumburg; 23 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren; his sisters Helen Vinopal (James) of Downers Grove, Jean Nowacki of Plainfield, Carole Ballo of Marshalltown, IA; and many nieces and nephews.
Next month, Dollar Academy pupils are putting on their production of 13, the musical by Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, as a part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme.
As part of the effort to kill the Con-Con proposal, the Society sent Robert Brown into the state in January to speak, as part of the JBS's "The Constitution Is the Solution" series.
Robert Brown was jailed for nine years after pleading guilty to causing the boys' death by dangerous driving in Coventry earlier this year.