AskDefine | Define galvanic

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galvanic adj
1 pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action; "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple" [syn: voltaic]
2 affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling; "gave an electric reading of the play"; "the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale" [syn: electric, galvanizing, galvanising]

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  1. Of or pertaining to galvanism; electric
    The shocking news prompted a galvanic reaction


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