Brownian motion

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Named after botanist Robert Brown (1773-1858) who investigated the movement of pollen suspended in water.

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Brownian motion (uncountable)

  1. (physics) Random motion of particles suspended in a fluid, arising from those particles being struck by individual molecules of the fluid.

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