• WordNet 3.6
    • n galvanization 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
    • n galvanization stimulation that arouses a person to lively action "the unexpected news produced a kind of galvanization of the whole team"
    • n galvanization stimulation with a galvanic current
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Galvanization The act of process of galvanizing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n galvanization The act of galvanizing, or the state of being so affected. Also spelled galvanisation.
    • n galvanization Therapeutic application of the constant electric current by means of the active electrode passed slowly to and fro over the surface.
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In literature:

My eyes were level with the negligee collar of his blue linen shirt, and abruptly I was galvanized into alertness.
"The White Invaders" by Raymond King Cummings
The wire used in front of our lines was generally galvanized, and remained grey after months of exposure.
"The Old Front Line" by John Masefield
It is used in galvanizing iron to prevent its rusting.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
Iron nails may be galvanized to protect them from rust.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
Iron is usually galvanized by dipping it into a bath of melted zinc, but electrical methods are also employed.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Instantly she was galvanized into action.
"The Easiest Way" by Eugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow
His features twitched as if under galvanic action, and we could see that his fingers jerked in a similar manner.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
Then, quicker than a wink, the great dark mass was galvanized into motion.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
Creation seemed to me for that moment but a galvanized corse.
"The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858" by Various
But he knew the handwriting at once; and it gave him a galvanic shock that half sobered him for the moment.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
Eight others of the owl committee gave a simultaneous start in answer, as though they had been unconsciously fooling around a galvanic battery.
"The Little Gold Miners of the Sierras and Other Stories" by Various
Upon the kitchen range was placed a large galvanized iron syrup-pan.
"Black Bruin" by Clarence Hawkes
See that the latter is made from galvanized iron if you want it to last.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
His arrival galvanized the crowd into activity.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
Next evening Dick went to see Bethune and found him lying in a hammock hung between the posts of the veranda of his galvanized iron hut.
"Brandon of the Engineers" by Harold Bindloss
These may consist of pails of wood or better of galvanized iron; or a single box occupying the whole space.
"Health on the Farm" by H. F. Harris
In stupid paralysis she kicked at the door of the galvanized-iron-covered garage.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
I observed that the exhalation of the breath increased the evolution of galvanism.
"Tin Foil and Its Combinations for Filling Teeth" by Henry L. Ambler
The awful sight galvanized Omega to action.
"Omega, the Man" by Lowell Howard Morrow
In such cases galvanic treatment will restore the centres to their normal condition.
"Montezuma's Castle and Other Weird Tales" by Charles B. Cory

In poetry:

Holy wine is good indeed--
But they concoct fireweed
Into galvanizing action
With exceeding satisfaction.
"Tonopah And Clergy " by Norman MacLeod
Was he born of woman, this alleged De Sauty?
Or a living product of galvanic action,
Like the acarus bred in Crosse's flint-solution?
Speak, thou Cyano-Rhinal!
"De Sauty" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
When the charge galvanic tingled through the cable,
At the polar focus of the wire electric
Suddenly appeared a white-faced man among us
Called himself "DE SAUTY."
"De Sauty" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Born of stream galvanic, with it he had perished!
There is no De Sauty now there is no current!
Give us a new cable, then again we'll hear him
Cry, "All right! DE SAUTY."
"De Sauty" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
My hand draws back. I often sign still
for the dark downward and vegetating kingdom
of the fish and reptile. One morning last March,
I pressed against the new barbed and galvanized
"For the Union Dead" by Robert Lowell

In news:

A plating mill receives 6- to 8-ft wide coiled steel and chemically treats it with a process similar to galvanizing.
Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's final film about the West Memphis Three demonstrates how the first two docs played a role in galvanizing national support to free the wrongly convicted men.
The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson ,' by William Souder is a ' poignant, galvanizing, meaningful tribute'.
Bruce Springsteen, Ani DiFranco - have been artists who embrace music's power to galvanize listeners politically.
Made from galvanized aircraft cable, neck snares are one of Wildlife Services' most widely used tools.
The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson,' by William Souder is a ' poignant, galvanizing, meaningful tribute'.
Document battle frustrates the mayor's flacks and galvanizes a new breed of activist.
Tiffany Galvan's bedroom remains mostly intact.
New Civic Accelerator Galvanizes Social Entrepreneurship & Impact Investing.
Would you recommend using galvanized steel, which is painted with three layers ( two epoxy + one final coat of acrylic), the total thickness is maxi 180 ?m.
Larry Galvan's mule deer completed his dream of taking a grand slam of Kansas big game animals.
A Nov 30 deadline should be a galvanizing force.
A modern prefab house made of galvanized steel is awash in light and air.
HOUSTON — Bedding retailer Mattress Firm said it has hired Michael Galvan for the newly created post of senior vice president and chief accounting officer.
Mary Galvan from Brownsville said she received two texts in the same day from two different numbers.

In science:

Ann Phys Chem 72:497–508. [English translation by O’Toole JB: Kirchhoff G (1958) On the Solution of the Equations Obtained from the Investigation of the Linear Distribution of Galvanic Currents.
Fractal and Multifractal Scaling of Electrical Conduction in Random Resistor Networks
UBM is a post-processing galvanic application of a sandwich of metals to make the aluminium bump-bonding pads solderable.
Prototype ATLAS IBL Modules using the FE-I4A Front-End Readout Chip
Sensitivity of trunk variability and stability measures to balance impairments induced by galvanic vestibular stimulation during gait.
Effect of rhythmic auditory cueing on gait stability during treadmill walking: an experimental study in healthy individuals
Hum Mov Sci. Dec 2010;29(6):977-986. Sloot LH, van Schooten KS, Bruijn SM, Kingma H, Pijnappels M, van Dieen JH. Sensitivity of local dynamic stability of over-ground walking to balance impairment due to galvanic vestibular stimulation.
Effect of rhythmic auditory cueing on gait stability during treadmill walking: an experimental study in healthy individuals
This effect is called the spin-galvanic effect7 .
Magneto-gyrotropic effects in semiconductor quantum wells (review)
For magnetic field applied along h110i, as shown in these figures, the spin-galvanic current is parallel (anti-parallel) to the magnetic field vector.
Magneto-gyrotropic effects in semiconductor quantum wells (review)
An important application of the spin-galvanic is addressed in25 .
Magneto-gyrotropic effects in semiconductor quantum wells (review)
However, when the current increases to the rated tube operating value, 20 mA, the power resistor begins current limiting. A near resonant laser beam can assist photo-ionization of some of the Ba+ in the plasma discharge, an effect called an opto-galvanic resonance.
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
Characteristics of an opto-galvanic effect in cesium and other gas discharge plasmas.
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
The DSP will generate these control signals and the values be passed to the FPGA, which will route them to the J2S board through 4 dedicated lines. A galvanic isolation will protect the detector electronics from any problem involving the external devices.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
In order to control the 4 output and 4 input TRIGGER experimental lines we need to reserve some signals on the SDB - B and provide them the correct LVTTL interfacing and galvanic isolation.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
Another similar PCB will contain the optocouplers and isolated DC/DC converters necessary to offer the required galvanic isolation to the experimental trigger inputs and outputs: it will be placed in the other free place on the Sundance carrier board and will be called J2S.
Progetto di un detector a camera di ionizzazione per esperimenti SAXS
The CPR of the Josephson junction is determined by an inductive rf frequency method requiring no galvanic contacts to the sample, thus reducing noise.
Supercurrent-phase relationship of a Nb/InAs(2DES)/Nb Josephson junction in overlapping geometry
These possibilities have galvanized both experimentalists and theorists to develop new tools capable of exploring the full range of mixture phenomenology.
Finite-Temperature Auxiliary-Field Quantum Monte Carlo for Bose-Fermi Mixtures
The prospect of high precision all sky maps of the cosmic microwave sky from the MAP and Planck satellites has galvanized cosmology.
Exactly Azimuthal Pixelizations of the Sky