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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Gal*van"ic
Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of, galvanism; employing or producing electrical currents.

Etymology: From Galvani, a professor of physiology at Bologna, on account of his connection (about 1780) with the discovery of dynamical or current electricity: cf. F. galvanique

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  1. Affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling ("the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale")
  2. Pertaining to or producing electric current by chemical action ("a galvanic cell" and "a voltaic (or galvanic) couple")

From French galvanique, after Italian physiologist Luigi Aloisio Galvani (1737–1798) + -ique.

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Past life for Galvanic born Dec 2, 2011

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Quebeck approximately on 875. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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