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  1. startle, galvanize, galvaniseverb

    to stimulate to action

    "..startled him awake"; "galvanized into action"

  2. galvanize, galvaniseverb

    cover with zinc

    "galvanize steel"

  3. galvanize, galvaniseverb

    stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock


  1. galvaniseverb

    To shock or stimulate into sudden activity.

    Etymology: From Galvani + -ise

  2. galvaniseverb

    To coat with rust-resistant zinc.

    Etymology: From Galvani + -ise

  3. galvaniseverb

    To coat with a thin layer of metal by electrochemical means.

    Etymology: From Galvani + -ise

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of galvanise in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of galvanise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of galvanise in a Sentence

  1. Alan Khee-Jin Tan:

    Hopefully, the QZ8501 crash will galvanise the states to make technical harmonization a priority.

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