galvaniser

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galvanize or galvanise (ˈɡælvəˌnaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to stimulate to action; excite; startle
2.  to cover (iron, steel, etc) with a protective zinc coating by dipping into molten zinc or by electrodeposition
3.  to stimulate by application of an electric current
 
n
4.  (Caribbean) galvanized iron, usually in the form of corrugated sheets as used in roofing
 
galvanise or galvanise
 
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galvani'zation or galvanise
 
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galvani'sation or galvanise
 
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'galvanizer or galvanise
 
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'galvaniser or galvanise
 
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galvaniser

noun
1. a skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc [syn: galvanizer
2. a leader who stimulates and excites people to action [syn: galvanizer
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