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tr.v. gal·va·nized, gal·va·niz·ing, gal·va·niz·es
1. To stimulate or shock with an electric current.
2. To arouse to awareness or action; spur: "The country was galvanized in the weeks and months after 9/11" (Davis Phinney).
3. To coat (iron or steel) with rust-resistant zinc.
gal′va·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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|Noun||1.||galvanization - stimulation with a galvanic current|
stimulation - (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)
|2.||galvanization - stimulation that arouses a person to lively action; "the unexpected news produced a kind of galvanization of the whole team"|
stimulation - the act of arousing an organism to action
|3.||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|
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n → Galvanisierung f, → Galvanisation f
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galvanization[ˌgælvənaɪˈzeɪʃ/ən] n → galvanizzazione f
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