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galvanise

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Etymology

From Galvani + -ise

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Verb

Infinitive
to galvanise

Third person singular
galvanis

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to galvanise (third-person singular simple present galvanis, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To shock or stimulate into sudden activity.
  2. (transitive) To coat with rust-resistant zinc.
  3. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1): To coat with a thin layer of metal by electrochemical means.
  4. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (transitive) To strengthen, or bolster.
  5. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (transitive) To merge two to become one

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