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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gal·va·nize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Galvanized p pr. & vb. n. Galvanizing ]
 1. To affect with galvanism; to subject to the action of electrical currents.
 2. To plate, as with gold, silver, etc., by means of electricity.
 3. To restore to consciousness by galvanic action (as from a state of suspended animation); hence, to stimulate or excite to a factitious animation or activity.
 4. To coat, as iron, with zinc. See Galvanized iron.
 Galvanized iron, formerly, iron coated with zink by electrical deposition; now more commonly, iron coated with zink by plunging into a bath of melted zink, after its surface has been cleaned by friction with the aid of dilute acid.