Brownian movement
Brownian Brown"i*an, a. Pertaining to Dr. Robert Brown, who first demonstrated (about 1827) the commonness of the motion described below. [1913 Webster]

{Brownian motion}, {Brownian movement}, the peculiar, rapid, vibratory movement exhibited by the microscopic particles of substances when suspended in water or other fluids. [1913 Webster]


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