Brownian motion
noun Etymology: Robert Brown died 1858 Scottish botanist Date: 1871 a random movement of microscopic particles suspended in liquids or gases resulting from the impact of molecules of the surrounding medium — called also Brownian movement

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  • Brownian motion — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brownian Motion —  Brownian Motion  Броуновское движение   Беспорядочное движение микроскопических, взвешенных в жидкости (или газе) частиц (броуновские частицы) твёрдого вещества (пылинки, крупинки взвеси, частички пыльцы растения и так далее), происходящее под… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • Brownian motion — ► NOUN Physics ▪ the erratic movement of microscopic particles in a fluid, as a result of collisions with the surrounding molecules. ORIGIN named after the Scottish botanist Robert Brown (1773 1858) …   English terms dictionary

  • Brownian motion — This article is about the physical phenomenon; for the stochastic process, see Wiener process. For the sports team, see Brownian Motion (Ultimate). For the mobility model, see Random walk. Brownian motion (named after the botanist Robert Brown)… …   Wikipedia

  • Brownian motion — Any of various physical phenomena in which some quantity is constantly undergoing small, random fluctuations. It was named for Robert Brown, who was investigating the fertilization process of flowers in 1827 when he noticed a rapid oscillatory… …   Universalium

  • Brownian motion — Zwei unabhängige Standard Wiener Prozesse Ein Wiener Prozess ist ein zeitstetiger stochastischer Prozess, der normalverteilte, unabhängige Zuwächse hat. Benannt wurde der Prozess, der auch als Brownsche Bewegung bekannt ist, nach dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Brownian motion — Brown·ian motion .brau̇ nē ən n a random movement of microscopic particles suspended in liquids or gases resulting from the impact of molecules of the fluid surrounding the particles called also Brownian movement Brown brau̇n Robert (1773 1858)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Brownian motion — Brauno judesys statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Netvarkingas skystyje arba dujose pakibusios mikroskopinės dalelės judesys. atitikmenys: angl. Brownian motion; Brownian movement vok. Brownsche Bewegung, f rus.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • Brownian motion — Brauno judesiai statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Skystyje arba dujose pakibusių mikroskopinių dalelių judesiai. atitikmenys: angl. Brownian motion; Brownian movement rus. броуновские движения …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Brownian motion — Brauno judėjimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. Brownian agitation; Brownian motion vok. Brownsche Bewegung, f rus. броуновское движение, n pranc. agitation brownienne, f; mouvement brownien, m; mouvement de Brown, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Brownian motion — noun the random motion of small particles suspended in a gas or liquid • Syn: ↑Brownian movement, ↑pedesis • Hypernyms: ↑movement, ↑motion …   Useful english dictionary

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