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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.
gal′va·niz′er n.
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Noun1.galvanizer - a skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
2.galvanizer - a leader who stimulates and excites people to action
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
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Highland Galvanizer's development director Geoff Crowley said: "Based on our own experiences of working with AFRC, we encourage other North Lanarkshire businesses to get involved, see what the centre can offer and to take advantage of the academic and practical expertise that is readily available."
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Galvanizer David Hunt was aged 49 when the accident happened at Arkinstall Galvanizing Ltd in Tividale on January 16 last year.
"We have a great foothold now in the huge US market where we are a leading galvanizer and where our other products include high quality structures and components for electricity sub-stations."
Hill and Smith, which makes crash barriers and lamp posts, is the largest galvanizer in the UK and has taken on all 100 staff and the management team.
Highland Galvanizer's managing director Geoff Crowley says: "We were supported in our energy saving drive with advice from Action Energy and we implemented a number of measures that have resulted in electricity savings of over 197,000kWh per annum--cost savings in the order of 12,200 [pounds sterling].
He's a galvanizer, an instigator, an energizer; as practice began, he didn't talk about scoring or shooting, but about learning Oregon's system and learning his teammates so he could understand their games "and how to motivate them and keep them with confidence.
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A bankrupt steel galvanizer from Cleveland is prepared to move an electro-galvanizing line to Algoma Steel.