Brownian motion definition

  • noun:
    • The arbitrary movement of microscopic particles suspended in a liquid or fuel, brought on by collisions with molecules associated with surrounding medium. Also known as Brownian activity.
    • Random motion of particles suspended in a fluid, arising from those particles becoming hit by specific particles of substance.
    • the random movement of little particles suspended in a gas or liquid
  • adjective:
    • the distinct, quick, vibratory action displayed by the microscopic particles of substances when suspended in liquid or any other fluids.

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