galvanization


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gal·va·nize

 (găl′və-nīz′)
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.
gal′va·niz′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
application, coating, covering - the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";
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Translations
galvanizace

galvanization

nGalvanisierung f, → Galvanisation f
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galvanization

[ˌgælvənaɪˈzeɪʃn] ngalvanizzazione f
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Engineering and Product Development Manager Dale King notes that zinc and zinc alloy galvanization has been used for many years to improve steel corrosion durability of structures while also increasing the life cycle of the other steel components.
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Moreover, the divergence between CAPE and MAPE ratios is at unprecedented levels and it reveals central bank policies' direct galvanization of prices.