galvanic


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gal·van·ic

(gal-van'ik),
Pertaining to galvanism.
Synonym(s): voltaic

galvanic

[galvan′ik]
Etymology: Luigi Galvani, Italian physician, 1737-1798
pertaining to or involving electricity.

galvanic

adjective Referring to galvanism, see there.

galvanic

Pertaining to direct current electricity, or to the shock produced by a direct current. See also FARADIC. (Luigi Galvani, 1737–98, Italian scientist).

gal·van·ic

(gal-van'ik)
Pertaining to galvanism.
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The solution to stop galvanic corrosion occurring is to prevent moisture coming into contact with the carbon and the aluminum simultaneously.
When copper water pipe is connected to lead water pipe, standard electrochemistry indicates the lead pipe should be more susceptible to galvanic corrosion.
The simplest way to prevent galvanic corrosion is to avoid the mixing of metals, but this usually is not practical.
For gaining second place she won pounds 250, a certificate and a mini-derm galvanic and high frequency facial machine, and the college got pounds 500.
Perhaps more significantly, metal fasteners used with copper-based preservatives are more subject to galvanic corrosion and oxidation.
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This product places an inert ceramic barrier between two pieces of metal to avoid galling or galvanic corrosion problems that may occur.
Flexible bands prevent the risk of galvanic coupling (where one type of metal encourages the rapid corrosion of another) that can occur when Cor-ten and stainless steel come into contact.
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To prevent a galvanic reaction between the roof panel and the steel frame on which it rests, Mitsubishi uses an adhesive as a separation layer, in addition to self-piercing rivets.
CATHODE--The electrode of an electrochemical cell at which reduction occurs; the negative terminal of an electrolytic cell; the positive terminal of a galvanic cell; the electron-emitting electrode of an electron tube.