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Meaning of GALVANIC

Pronunciation:  gal'vanik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [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"
  2. [adj]  (electricity) pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action; "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple"

GALVANIC is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: electric, exciting, galvanising, galvanizing, voltaic



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gal*van"ic\, a. [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.]
Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of,
galvanism; employing or producing electrical currents.

{Galvanic battery} (Elec.), an apparatus for generating
   electrical currents by the mutual action of certain
   liquids and metals; -- now usually called {voltaic
   battery}. See {Battery}.

{Galvanic} {circuit or circle}. (Elec.) See under {Circuit}.

{Galvanic pile} (Elec.), the voltaic pile. See under

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