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Robert, English botanist, 1773-1858.
brownian motion - Synonym(s): brownian movement
brownian movement - rapid random motion of small particles in suspension. Synonym(s): brownian motion; brownian-Zsigmondy movement; molecular movement; pedesis
brownian-Zsigmondy movement - Synonym(s): brownian movement
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Henderson provides insight into the Robert Brown company before 1950: "This company, which had only a three-room office on Renfield Street [in Glasgow] kept its stocks of whisky in various bonded warehouses in Scotland such as the Glasgow Bonding Company which Barclay happened to own.
The 12-member Committee was co-chaired by Sherri Torjman of the Caledon Institute of Social Policy and by Robert Brown, a tax and economic policy consultant at Price Waterhouse.
Standing (l-r): Robert Orth, director; Robert Brown, director; Keith Pinkonsly, director; White Oglesby, director; Robert Hindman, vice president; Jeremy David, director; James Powell, director; Jack Stanaszek, treasurer and Pat O'Dea, director.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Legend Guitar Company was formed in the latter days of 1998 by master luthiers Jeff Sigurdson, Michael Soper and Jesse Brace with the able assistance of business partner and renowned guitar broker Robert Brown.
There haven't been any disappointments today," said Robert Brown, a thirty-two-year-old student and father of two from Dorchester, Massachusetts.
Encore was founded in 2005 by experienced investors Robert Brown and Scott Sellers, and industry executive Gary Smith.
Robert Brown, 35, a teacher from Winlaton, Gateshead, said: "We should have won comfortably but the referee spoiled the game.
He is the son of Stephanie Bush-Brown and Robert Brown of Shrewsbury.
Robert Brown, 47, bludgeoned millionairess Joanna to death with a claw hammer in their family home as their two young children cowered in the playroom.
Robert Brown, 47, said he "just lost it" with his millionairess wife Joanna, 46, then came to his senses to find her battered to death.
The figures were published in response to a parliamentary question from Lib Dem MSP Robert Brown.
Lib Dem justice spokesman Robert Brown called on Holyrood to help encourage rape victims to take their cases forward.