Galvanic


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Aug 09 2019 21

Galvanic is an adjective that means sudden and dramatic.

An 18th century Italian physicist Luigi Galvini made a number of key discoveries in the field of biolelectricity. The French word gavanique (gal van EEK) was first coined in his honor. It may help to think of a galvanic experience as sudden like a charge of electricity. 

I was stunned by Tyler’s announcement that we had won first prize. The news hit my like an electrical shock.