Galvanize (v. t.) : To affect with galvanism; to subject to the action of
Galvanize (v. t.) : To plate, as with gold, silver, etc., by means of electricity.
Galvanize (v. t.) : To restore to consciousness by galvanic action (as from a state of suspended animation); hence, to stimulate or excite to a factitious animation or activity.
Galvanize (v. t.) : To coat, as iron, with zinc. See Galvanized iron.