Definition of Galvaniser

1. Noun. A skilled worker who coats iron or steel with zinc.

Exact synonyms: Galvanizer
Generic synonyms: Skilled Worker, Skilled Workman, Trained Worker
Derivative terms: Galvanise, Galvanize

2. Noun. A leader who stimulates and excites people to action.
Exact synonyms: Galvanizer, Inspirer
Generic synonyms: Leader
Derivative terms: Galvanise, Galvanise, Galvanize, Inspire

Definition of Galvaniser

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of galvanizer) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galvaniser

galvanic cell
galvanic couple
galvanic couples
galvanic current
galvanic nystagmus
galvanic pile
galvanic series
galvanic skin reaction
galvanic skin reflex
galvanic skin response
galvanic threshold
galvaniser (current term)
galvanized iron

Literary usage of Galvaniser

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1. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1864)
"By placing the point of the laryngeal galvaniser on the arytenoid cartilages, both brunches of the ..."

2. A System of surgery: theoretical and practical v.5 by Timothy Holmes (1870)
"Tl galvaniser may be applied several times at the same sitting, being kept in for a few seconds each time.* Other instrumen have been devised with similar ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... F. galvaniser = Sp. galvanizar = Pg. ... Also spelled galvaniser. galvano-. Combining form of galvanic or galvanism. ..."

4. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1864)
"The operator should hold the laryngeal mirror with the left hand, and with the right introduce the laryngeal galvaniser below the epiglottis. ..."

5. Report Presented to the Council on the 3rd of October, 1871 by Sewage Inquiry Committee, Birmingham, Eng Sewage Inquiry Committee, Eng Birmingham (1871)
"I will take as a typical illustration of the acids I have referred to, the spent liquor of the galvaniser. That consists of dilute sulphuric acid, ..."

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