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

  Galvanize \Gal"va*nize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Galvanized; p pr.
     & vb. n. Galvanizing.] [Cf. F. galvaniser.]
     1. To affect with galvanism; to subject to the action of
        electrical currents.
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     2. To plate, as with gold, silver, etc., by means of
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     3. To restore to consciousness by galvanic action (as from a
        state of suspended animation); hence, to stimulate or
        excite to a factitious animation or activity.
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     4. To coat, as iron, with zinc. See Galvanized iron.
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     Galvanized iron, formerly, iron coated with zink by
        electrical deposition; now more commonly, iron coated with
        zink by plunging into a bath of melted zink, after its
        surface has been cleaned by friction with the aid of
        dilute acid.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: 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]

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