Definitions for galvanization

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. galvanization, galvanisation(noun)

    stimulation with a galvanic current

  2. galvanization, galvanisation(noun)

    stimulation that arouses a person to lively action

    "the unexpected news produced a kind of galvanization of the whole team"

  3. galvanization, galvanisation(noun)

    either the work of covering with metal by the use of a galvanic current or the coating of iron with zinc to protect it from rusting

Wiktionary

  1. galvanization(Noun)

    The act or process of galvanizing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galvanization(noun)

    the act of process of galvanizing

Freebase

  1. Galvanization

    Galvanization is the process of applying a protective zinc coating to steel or iron, in order to prevent rusting. The term is derived from the name of Italian scientist Luigi Galvani. Although galvanization can be done with electrochemical and electrodeposition processes, the most common method in current use is hot-dip galvanization, in which steel parts are submerged in a bath of molten zinc. In industry, the term GI stands for galvanized iron, referring to a common galvanized steel used in many applications such as air ducts and trash cans.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Galvanization

    (a) Electroplating or depositing a metal over the surface of another by electrolysis. (b) In medical electricity the effects produced on any part of the system by the current of voltaic battery. Various descriptive qualifications are prefixed, such as "general" galvanization, indicating its application as applied to the whole body, "local" for the reverse case, and so on.

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