Origin of galvanic
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Examples from the Web for galvanically
He was altogether a new man, agile to move, galvanically energized.The Wolf Cub
Ordinarily that would not have mattered to me since I am innately keyed and pitched to expect the galvanically unexpected.I, Mary MacLane
Then his mouth opened, set, and galvanically he rose to his feet, while the room seemed to tip up.The Varmint
- Also: voltaic of, producing, or concerned with an electric current, esp a direct current produced chemicallya galvanic cell
- informal resembling the effect of an electric shock; convulsive, startling, or energeticgalvanic reflexes
Word Origin and History for galvanically
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Relating to electricity generated by a chemical reaction. A galvanic cell is an electric cell, such as found in household and car batteries, that makes use of galvanic reactions to act as a power source. See Note at battery.
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