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.
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Yes, it was a fairly disappointing year in music—one devoid of Goth teen prodigies, Yeezy, and galvanizing rock anthems.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, that devastating storm that struck New Jersey in the fall of 2012 has become the galvanizing issue of the 2014 campaign.Red Sweep? Maybe, but One Tea Party Incumbent Is in Trouble|Dean Obeidallah|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the vanguard of the protests has been the galvanizing effect of social media.Brazil’s World Cup Is An Expensive, Exploitative Nightmare|Vac Verikaitis|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their job is to fuel a galvanizing blend of fear and outrage among listeners.Ted Cruz’s Biggest Cheerleaders Are (Where Else?) on Right-Wing Talk Radio|Michelle Cottle|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The success is galvanizing, and Facebook is just the beginning.An Auschwitz Survivor Searches for His Twin on Facebook|Nina Strochlic|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 1871, Neftel relieved a case of hay asthma by galvanizing the vagus; but recent books know nothing of it.The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
Whatever wealth is made there, is made by outsiders--mostly Victorians--who are gradually galvanizing the place into life.Town Life in Australia|R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
How much will they succeed in galvanizing the enthusiasm of their peoples for another grand effort, remains to be seen.England, Canada and the Great War|Louis-Georges Desjardins
Suddenly the bell rang out, and the supine teamsters, galvanizing into life, jumped to their seats.The Boy Scouts Book of Stories|Various
The galvanizing gives the wire a bright finish and serves to protect it from the corrosive action of the atmosphere.