(USED WITH OBJECT) [GAL·VA·NIZED, GAL·VA·NIZ·ING.]
to stimulate by or as if by a galvanic
Medicine/Medical. to stimulate or treat (muscles or nerves) with induced direct current (faradize
to startle into sudden activity; stimulate.
to coat (metal, especially iron or steel) with zinc.
Originally, galvanizing was the administration of electric shocks, in the 19th
century also termed Faradism. This sense is the origin of the meaning of the ...
Medicine/Medical. to stimulate or treat (muscles or nerves) with induced direct
current (distinguished from faradize ). 3. to startle into sudden activity; stimulate. 4
Define galvanize: to cause (people) to become so excited or concerned about an
... to react as if stimulated by an electric shock <they galvanized into action>.
by Electro deposition of zinc on steel.
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tr.v. gal·va·nized, gal·va·niz·ing, gal·va·niz·es. 1. To stimulate or shock with an
electric current. 2. To arouse to awareness or action; spur: "The country was ...
Definition of galvanizing: Process in which a zinc film is deposited on goods
made of steel to provide long term (generally 10 to 30 years) corrosion protection
Nowadays, people use this term much more figuratively, like when they describe
galvanizing a political movement or even a sports team into action.
Meaning, pronunciation and example sentences, English to English ... 1Shock or
excite (someone) into taking action: the urgency of his voice galvanized them ...
This is the definition of galvanization. ... is a process that applies a coat of zinc to
metal to prevent oxidation. Example: Galvanized nails at a hardware store. Ads.