|galvanic or galvanical (ɡælˈvænɪk)|
|1.||Also: voltaic of, producing, or concerned with an electric current, esp a direct current produced chemically: a galvanic cell|
|2.||informal resembling the effect of an electric shock; convulsive, startling, or energetic: galvanic reflexes|
|galvanical or galvanical|
|gal'vanically or galvanical|
Relating to electricity generated by a chemical reaction. A galvanic cell is an electric cell, such as found in household and car batteries, that makes use of galvanic reactions to act as a power source. See Note at battery.