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galvanize

verb animate, arouse, astonish, astound, confound, dumbfound, electrify, enkindle, excite, fluster, impress, infuse new life into, inspire, inspirit, petrify, put about, quicken, shock, spur on, stagger, startle, stimulate, stir, strike dumb, stun, stupefy, thrill, turn one's head, wake
See also: foment, impress
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Consumption of zinc for hot galvanization constituted about 165 thou t, about 70 thou t of which were used for piece galvanization, approximately 10 thou t--for galvanization of wire and pipes, and about 75 thou t--for galvanization of strips [9].
Tidelands' engagement with HSBC will play an essential role in the galvanization of this extraordinary project.
A cursory view of the raw data reveals that a large number of alliances between foreign competitors and integrated producers entailed galvanization process and the hot-rolled sheet category.
Connolly's galvanization of the ISRP upon his arrival as their organizer in 1896 signalled a new rigour.
This galvanization causes these transparent stones to behave like magnets, to develop "opposite electric poles at their two extremities.
But regarding the critical period of fundamentalism's galvanization, the 1910s to the 1930s, historians for the most part have been myopic, ignoring or underplaying the partnerships between pentecostals and other fundamentalists.
Custom decoration, including frosting, silk screening, tampo lithography, metalization, galvanization and hot stamping, is available for all components.
Putting the failure of its attempts to create a merger with Altos Hornos de Mexico (AHMSA) behind it, IMSA-Acero announced that it will invest US$20 million this year to install a second continuous galvanization facility at Industria Galvanizadora de Guatemala (Ingasa), a subsidiary of the IMSA group, reports the Mexico City daily El Financiero (March 1, 2000).
Previous studies have indicated that implantation of aluminum and subsequent zinc galvanization of steel reduces the rate of corrosion.
Galvanization of grassroots support for local libraries around the United States in the 1980s and 1990s has appeared to steam the tide of budget cuts, often because of the support of voters rather than the help of politicians (Berry, 1993).
The galvanization of steel is zinc's largest application in the United States, and the auto industry is the largest domestic market for this product.
At the moment, the EH industry is going through a galvanization period, in which vendors, systems integrators, and end users all recognize that a joint approach in terms of standardization and initial market push will lead to an aggressive market acceptance curve.