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gal·va·ni·za·tion

(gal'vă-ni-zā'shŭn),
Application of direct current (galvanic) electricity, as in galvanizing (electroplating).

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.

galvanization

(gal?va-ni-za'shon) [ galvan(ic) ]
Therapeutic use of a galvanic current.
See: faradism.
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There was no base steel corrosion, as the hot-dip galvanized steel samples formed the stable surface deposits (zinc salts).
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Different wire-tying systems are often configured to work with one of the two main types of wire: black annealed or galvanized steel wire.
In contrast, the lightweight galvanized steel elements -- the hoops, drainage hoppers and gargoyles -- are bolted to the carriage.
For nails and bolts, you'll generally find galvanized and plated.
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Finally, the galvanized steel is either immersed in a quench tank to cool or it is allowed to air dry.