Definitions for galvanizer

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gal•va•nizeˈgæl vəˌnaɪz(v.t.)-nized, -niz•ing.

  1. to stimulate by an electric current:

    to galvanize muscles or nerves.

  2. to stimulate; stir; startle into sudden activity:

    to galvanize the public into action.

  3. to coat (metal, esp. iron or steel) with zinc.

    Category: Metallurgy

Origin of galvanize:

1795–1805; < F galvaniser


Princeton's WordNet

  1. galvanizer, galvaniser(noun)

    a skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc

  2. galvanizer, galvaniser, inspirer(noun)

    a leader who stimulates and excites people to action


  1. galvanizer(Noun)

    One who, or that which, galvanizes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galvanizer(noun)

    one who, or that which, galvanize


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