What does galvanise mean?

Definitions for galvanise

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word galvanise.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. startle, galvanize, galvanise(verb)

    to stimulate to action

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

  2. galvanize, galvanise(verb)

    cover with zinc

    "galvanize steel"

  3. galvanize, galvanise(verb)

    stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock


  1. galvanise(Verb)

    To shock or stimulate into sudden activity.

  2. galvanise(Verb)

    To coat with rust-resistant zinc.

  3. galvanise(Verb)

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

  4. Origin: From Galvani + -ise


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alan Khee-Jin Tan:

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

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Translations for galvanise

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