Parraz said the law had an unintended silver lining, galvanizing the Latino electorate into action.
Yes, it was a fairly disappointing year in music—one devoid of Goth teen prodigies, Yeezy, and galvanizing rock anthems.
The success is galvanizing, and Facebook is just the beginning.
At the vanguard of the protests has been the galvanizing effect of social media.
Their job is to fuel a galvanizing blend of fear and outrage among listeners.
Her rebuking words had the effect of galvanizing poor Harkness' limbs to action—but not his tongue.
Over all the area the Anglo-Saxon has laid his galvanizing hand.
The conductors may be of copper, or of soft iron protected by galvanizing or coated with lead.
And I want to ask papa particularly about galvanizing the mummy.
How much will they succeed in galvanizing the enthusiasm of their peoples for another grand effort, remains to be seen.
1802, from French galvaniser, from galvanisme (see galvanism). Figurative sense of "excite, stimulate (as if by electricity)" first recorded 1853. Meaning "to coat with metal by means of galvanic electricity" (especially to plate iron with tin, but now typically to plate it with zinc) is from 1839.
He'll swear that in her dancing she cuts all others out,Related: Galvanized; galvanizing.
Though like a Gal that's galvanized, she throws her legs about.
[Thomas Hood, "Love has not Eyes," 1845]
Placement of a thin coat of a metal, such as zinc, over iron or steel to protect the latter from rust. Galvanized metals typically appear shiny.