As verbs the difference between mobilize and galvanize
is that mobilize
is to make something mobile while galvanize
is to coat with a thin layer of metal by electrochemical means; to electroplate.
* (Commonwealth) mobilise
To make something mobile.
To assemble troops and their equipment in a coordinated fashion so as to be ready for war.
To become made ready for war.
* galvanise (mostly UK )
To coat with a thin layer of metal by electrochemical means; to electroplate.
To coat with rust-resistant zinc
To shock or stimulate into sudden activity
(archaic) To electrify.
* (Thomas Babington Macaulay)
- The agitations resembled the grinnings and writhings of a galvanized corpse, not the struggles of an athletic man.
* (to shock or stimulate) startle