HyperDic: galvanise

English > 3 senses of the word galvanise:
VERBemotiongalvanise, startle, galvanizeto stimulate to action
contactgalvanise, galvanizecover with zinc
bodygalvanise, galvanizestimulate (muscles) by administering a shock
English > galvanise: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningTo stimulate to action.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
Synonymsstartle, galvanize
Broadershock, floor, ball over, blow out of the water, take abacksurprise greatly
Spanishgalvanizar, sobresaltar
Nounsgalvanisationstimulation that arouses a person to lively action
galvanisera leader who stimulates and excites people to action
English > galvanise: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCover with zinc.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Nounsgalvanisationeither the work of covering with metal / metal by the use of a galvanic current or the coating of iron with zinc to protect it from rusting
galvanisera leader who stimulates and excites people to action
galvanisera skilled worker who coats / coats iron or steel with zinc
English > galvanise: 3 senses > verb 3, body
Meaningstimulate (muscles) by administering a shock.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadershocksubject to electrical shocks
Spanishelectrolizar, espabilar, estimular, galvanizar
Nounsgalvanisationstimulation with a galvanic current
galvanismthe therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)

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