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 for galvanic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Galvanic \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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     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 Galvanic circle. (Elec.) See under
        Circuit.
  
     Galvanic pile (Elec.), the voltaic pile. See under
        Voltaic.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  galvanic
      adj 1: pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical
             action; "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic)
             couple" [syn: voltaic, galvanic]
      2: affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling; "gave an
         electric reading of the play"; "the new leader had a galvanic
         effect on morale" [syn: electric, galvanic,
         galvanizing, galvanising]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "galvanic":
     agitating, alluring, battery-powered, breathtaking, challenging,
     charged, cliff-hanging, disquieting, distracting, disturbing,
     dynamoelectric, electric, electric-powered, electrified,
     electrifying, electrochemical, electrodynamic, electrokinetic,
     electromechanical, electrometric, electromotive, electropneumatic,
     electrostatic, electrothermal, encouraging, energizing, exciting,
     exhilarating, galvanizing, galvanometric, heady, heart-expanding,
     heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, hydroelectric,
     impressive, inflammatory, intoxicating, inviting, jarring, jolting,
     maddening, mind-blowing, moving, overcoming, overmastering,
     overpowering, overwhelming, perturbing, photoelectric,
     piezoelectric, piquant, prompting, provocative, provoking,
     ravishing, rousing, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, static,
     stimulant, stimulating, stimulative, stirring, striking,
     suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, telling, thrilling, thrilly,
     troubling, unsettling, upsetting, voltaic
  
  

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