Definitions for galvanicgælˈvæn ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gal•van•icgælˈvæn ɪk(adj.)

  1. pertaining to or produced by galvanism; producing or caused by an electric current.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

  2. electrifying; stirring:

    The speech had a galvanic effect on the nation.

Origin of galvanic:

1790–1800; < F galvanique, after Luigi Galvani ; see -ic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. voltaic, galvanic(adj)

    pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action

    "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple"

  2. electric, galvanic, galvanizing, galvanising(adj)

    affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling

    "gave an electric reading of the play"; "the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"


  1. galvanic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to galvanism; electric

    The shocking news prompted a galvanic reaction

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galvanic(adj)

    of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of, galvanism; employing or producing electrical currents


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