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thermal noise

Syllabification: ther·mal noise

Definition of thermal noise in English:

noun

Electronics
Electrical fluctuations arising from the random thermal motion of electrons.
Example sentences
  • As examples of randomness, Wolfram mentions Brownian motion and electronic circuit randomizers that amplify thermal noise.
  • This is entirely positive, as it corrects errors in general, not just those caused by thermal noise.
  • To obtain further evidence for if and when molecular crowding can cause the emergence of subdiffusion, we used computer simulations of spherical soft-core molecules subject to thermal noise and excluded volume effects.

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