galvanic


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gal·van·ic

 (găl-văn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to direct-current electricity, especially when produced chemically.
2.
a. Having the effect of an electric shock: a galvanic revelation.
b. Produced as if by an electric shock: The new leader had a galvanic effect on our morale.


gal·van′i·cal·ly adv.

galvanic

(ɡælˈvænɪk) or

galvanical

adj
1. (General Physics) Also: voltaic of, producing, or concerned with an electric current, esp a direct current produced chemically: a galvanic cell.
2. informal resembling the effect of an electric shock; convulsive, startling, or energetic: galvanic reflexes.
galˈvanically adv

gal•van•ic

(gælˈvæn ɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to or produced by galvanism; producing or caused by an electric current.
2. electrifying; stirring: The speech had a galvanic effect on the nation.
[1790–1800; < French galvanique, after Luigi Galvani; see -ic]
gal•van′i•cal•ly, adv.

gal·van·ic

(găl-văn′ĭk)
Relating to electricity that is produced by chemical reaction.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.galvanic - pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical actiongalvanic - pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action; "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple"
electricity - a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
2.galvanic - affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling; "gave an electric reading of the play"; "the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"
exciting - creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
Translations

galvanic

[gælˈvænɪk] ADJgalvánico

galvanic

adj
(Elec) → galvanisch
(fig) movementzuckend; (= stimulating)mitreißend, elektrisierend

galvanic

[gælˈvænɪk] adj (Elec) → galvanico/a (fig) (effect) → galvanizzante

gal·van·ic

a. galvánico-a, rel. al galvanismo;
___ batterybatería;
___ cellcélula ___;
___ currentcorriente ___.
References in classic literature ?
The haste, and, as it were, the galvanic impulse of the movement, were really quite startling.
The draught produced a galvanic effect, a violent trembling pervaded the old man's limbs, his eyes opened until it was fearful to gaze upon them, he heaved a sigh which resembled a shriek, and then his convulsed body returned gradually to its former immobility, the eyes remaining open.
At first they wore the aspect of charity, and seemed white and slender angels who would save me; but then, all at once, there came a most deadly nausea over my spirit, and I felt every fibre in my frame thrill as if I had touched the wire of a galvanic battery, while the angel forms became meaningless spectres, with heads of flame, and I saw that from them there would be no help.
Purposing a smile of courtesy, he had deformed his face with a sort of galvanic grin, which, when Feathertop's back was turned, he exchanged for a scowl, at the same time shaking his fist and stamping his gouty foot--an incivility which brought its retribution along with it.
It was only after much trouble that we succeeded in laying bare some portions of the temporal muscle which appeared of less stony rigidity than other parts of the frame, but which, as we had anticipated, of course, gave no indication of galvanic susceptibility when brought in contact with the wire.
A subject and an object,--it takes so much to make the galvanic circuit complete, but magnitude adds nothing.
It happened when he was studying in Paris, and just at the time when, over and above his other work, he was occupied with some galvanic experiments.
At this sight the whole frame of the thief shook as if under the influence of a galvanic shock.
Almost with a galvanic spring, the Ancient Mariner was out of the chair and on his feet, the anger of age and of a generous soul in his face as he cried:
It was like a corpse artificially convulsed by means of a galvanic battery.
Proceeding from a religious heart it will raise to a divine use the railroad, the insurance office, the joint- stock company; our law, our primary assemblies, our commerce, the galvanic battery, the electric jar, the prism, and the chemist's retort; in which we seek now only an economical use.
There are fourteen water-mills, six steam-engines, and a galvanic battery, always a-working upon it, and they can't make it fast enough, though the men work so hard that they die off, and the widows is pensioned directly, with twenty pound a-year for each of the children, and a premium of fifty for twins.