Definitions for galvanicgælˈvæn ɪk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pertaining to or produced by galvanism; producing or caused by an electric current.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
The speech had a galvanic effect on the nation.
Origin of galvanic:
1790–1800; < F galvanique, after Luigi Galvani ; see -ic
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