What is galvanic?

  • (adj): Affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling.
    Example: "The new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"
    Synonyms: electric, galvanizing, galvanising
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Galvanic Urticaria
... Galvanic urticaria has been described after exposure to a galvanic device used to treat hyperhidrosis ...
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Kathode - Chemistry Cathode - Galvanic Cell
... In a galvanic cell, the cathode is where the positive pole is connected to allow the circuit to be completed as the anode of the galvanic cell gives off electrons, they return from the circuit into the cell ...
Corrosion Prevention - Galvanic Corrosion
... Galvanic corrosion occurs when two different metals have physical or electrical contact with each other and are immersed in a common electrolyte, or when the same metal is exposed ... In a galvanic couple, the more active metal (the anode) corrodes at an accelerated rate and the more noble metal (the cathode) corrodes at a retarded rate ... type of metal(s) to use is readily determined by following the galvanic series ...
Lasagna Cell - Galvanic Series
... Metals can be arranged in a galvanic series representing the potential they develop in a given electrolyte against a standard reference electrode ... Galvanic corrosion is of major interest to the marine industry ... Galvanic series tables for seawater are commonplace due to the extensive use of metal in shipbuilding ...

More definitions of "galvanic":

  • (adj): Pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action.
    Example: "A galvanic cell"
    Synonyms: voltaic

Famous quotes containing the word galvanic:

    ‘Come, walk like this,’ the dancer said,
    ‘Stick you your toes—stick in your head,
    Stalk on with quick, galvanic tread—
    Your fingers thus extend;
    The attitude’s considered quaint,’
    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)