Galvanization - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɡælvənaɪˈzeɪʃən|
Brit.  |ˌɡælvənaɪˈzeɪʃən|

noun

- stimulation with a galvanic current (syn: galvanisation)
- stimulation that arouses a person to lively action(syn: galvanisation)

the unexpected news produced a kind of galvanization of the whole team

- 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 (syn: galvanisation)

Examples

The group is hoping to galvanize public opinion against the proposed law.

The Web site has galvanized support for the project.

a factory where steel is galvanized

the unexpected news produced a kind of galvanization of the whole team

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