Pronunciation: (gal-van'ik), [key]
1. pertaining to or produced by galvanism; producing or caused by an electric current.
2. affecting or affected as if by galvanism; startling; shocking: the galvanic effect of his speech.
3. stimulating; energizing: Her galvanic presence brought the party to life.
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