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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action;
- Example: "a galvanic cell"
- Example: "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple"
[syn: voltaic, galvanic]

2. affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling;
- Example: "gave an electric reading of the play"
- Example: "the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"
[syn: electric, galvanic, galvanizing, galvanising]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Galvanic \Gal*van"ic\, a. [From Galvani, a professor of physiology at Bologna, on account of his connection (about 1780) with the discovery of dynamical or current electricity: cf. F. galvanique.] Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of, galvanism; employing or producing electrical currents. [1913 Webster] Galvanic battery (Elec.), an apparatus for generating electrical currents by the mutual action of certain liquids and metals; -- now usually called voltaic battery. See Battery. Galvanic circuit or Galvanic circle. (Elec.) See under Circuit. Galvanic pile (Elec.), the voltaic pile. See under Voltaic. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

galvanic adj 1: pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action; "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple" [syn: voltaic, galvanic] 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, galvanic, galvanizing, galvanising]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

76 Moby Thesaurus words for "galvanic": agitating, alluring, battery-powered, breathtaking, challenging, charged, cliff-hanging, disquieting, distracting, disturbing, dynamoelectric, electric, electric-powered, electrified, electrifying, electrochemical, electrodynamic, electrokinetic, electromechanical, electrometric, electromotive, electropneumatic, electrostatic, electrothermal, encouraging, energizing, exciting, exhilarating, galvanizing, galvanometric, heady, heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, hydroelectric, impressive, inflammatory, intoxicating, inviting, jarring, jolting, maddening, mind-blowing, moving, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, perturbing, photoelectric, piezoelectric, piquant, prompting, provocative, provoking, ravishing, rousing, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, static, stimulant, stimulating, stimulative, stirring, striking, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, telling, thrilling, thrilly, troubling, unsettling, upsetting, voltaic