Definitions for galvanicgælˈvæn ɪk

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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

  2. 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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