Definición de galvanize en inglés:

galvanize

Saltos de línea: gal|van|ize
Pronunciación: /ˈgalvənʌɪz
 
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(also galvanise)

verbo

[with object]
  • 2 (often as adjective galvanized) Coat (iron or steel) with a protective layer of zinc: an old galvanized bucket
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    • The primary use of zinc is in galvanizing other metals, especially iron and steel.
    • Zinc is used largely to galvanise iron and steel.
    • Gutters on older homes may be wood, galvanized sheet metal, or copper.

sustantivo

[mass noun] West Indian or • dialect Volver al principio  
  • Galvanized tin sheeting, typically as used for roofing or fencing: the rain was beating hard against Miss Orilie’s galvanize
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    • Five children sitting on a rusty piece of galvanise, under the shade of a mango tree, with their young mother greeted the Prime Minister.
    • Yesterday morning, residents complained that loose corrugated galvanise sheets left on the building's roof were blowing into the busy street and causing damage.
    • When you sit in your porch, instead of seeing lovely greenery or properly constructed homes, it's old galvanise, termite-ridden board and dirty looking water drums.

Derivativos

galvanization

Pronunciación: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
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  • Instead, it became a liability, a disheartening battle of egos between its figureheads and led to attendant galvanization along the lines of high culture versus low among the population at large.
  • During galvanization, a coat of melted zinc is applied directly to the steel, protecting it from corrosion.
  • The purpose of galvanization is to protect the underlying metal from corrosion.

galvanizer

sustantivo
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  • As director of Highland Metals, one of only several galvanisers left in Scotland, he is convinced that local authorities are missing a trick in reducing their maintenance costs for steel infrastructure around the country.
  • If you can't bring yourselves to tell the truth to the people, then you have no business presenting yourselves as educators, writers, galvanizers.
  • With the knowledge that architectural appearance is required, the galvanizer can take extra care to achieve uniform appearance and normal coating weight.

Origen

early 19th century (in the sense 'stimulate by electricity'): from French galvaniser (see Galvani, Luigi).

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