Word of the day – galvanize

For the next few weeks, METS will be posting a word of the day. Some will be in the SAT prep vein, others will be college-related words you may have heard, and not completely understood.

Today’s word(s) is: galvanize

  1. to stimulate by or as if by a galvanic current.
  2. Medicine/Medicalto stimulate or treat (muscles or nerves) with induced direct current (distinguished from faradize).
  3. to startle into sudden activity; stimulate.
  4. to coat (metal, especially iron or steel) with zinc.