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galvanisation

Chemistry
The process of applying a protective coat of zinc to a ferrous-based metal (e.g., iron or steel). In the classic sense, galvanisation refers to electrochemical or electrodeposition, but in common practice, the metal of interest is dipped in molten zinc.

Medspeak
The obsolete practice of using low levels of direct current as a therapeutic modality.
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Acrow Galvanizing has helped to return a Victorian park in Great Yarmouth to its former glory by 'hooking' the contract to galvanize a new steel arch which commemorates the area's sea-fishing heritage.
Acrow Galvanizing successfully secured a contract to galvanize the impressive new main gates for the racecourse--complete with a stylish crown design in the centre--plus 500 metres of steel perimeter railings for Ascot, which re-opened in June 2006 after an 18-month re-development programme.