Definitions for galvanicgælˈvæn ɪk
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pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action
"a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple"
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"
Of or pertaining to galvanism; electric
The shocking news prompted a galvanic reaction
of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of, galvanism; employing or producing electrical currents
Origin: [From Galvani, a professor of physiology at Bologna, on account of his connection (about 1780) with the discovery of dynamical or current electricity: cf. F. galvanique.]
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