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The dict-ified word of the day is galvanic

| source : web1913 | 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. {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 circle}. (Elec.) See under {Circuit}. {Galvanic pile} (Elec.), the voltaic pile. See under {Voltaic}. | source : wn | galvanic adj 1: (electricity) pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action; "a galvanic cell"; "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple" [syn: {voltaic}] 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}, {galvanizing}]

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