harness

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A harness is a looped restraint or support.
  • He died in the harness and his memory will be always with those who knew him.
  • But the men would not let him do the harnessing any more. Cited from At the Back of the North Wind, by Elizabeth Lewis and George MacDonald
  • We harnessed up and stood about waiting for orders for five hours. Cited from In the Ranks of the C.I.V., by Erskine Childers
  • People began falling out of the aircraft when their seat harnesses burned through.
  • They harnessed the horses and went back to the husband's mother and father.
  • Two years later a half-mile track was built and provided the stage for harness racing.
  • Over the last fifty years, the county has harnessed its eight major rivers for power.
  • They were a strong team when they were all harnessed together. Cited from Cambridge Sketches, by Frank Preston Stearns
  • I think we couldn't believe we had harnessed a song that good.
  • It was almost time to start for church, and we needed the animal harnessed. Cited from Around The Tea-Table, by T. De Witt Talmage
  • The door was open and her horse harnessed and waiting for her. Cited from The Gay Cockade, by Temple Bailey
  • Private companies on the Canadian side also began to harness the energy of the falls.
  • They are also good for driving in harness, and are also used to work the land.
  • Our knowledge must be harnessed to the things of real life. Cited from The Negro Problem, by Booker T. Washington, et al.
  • Mrs Young would have her own train of dogs harnessed up about ten o'clock. Cited from By Canoe and Dog-Train, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • When it came to harnessing, the first trouble of the day began. Cited from The South Pole, Vols 1 and 2, Roald Amundsen
  • Not included in the sale is personal equipment such as seat and safety harness.
  • They believed that this union would produce children capable of harnessing the power of the Well.
  • The most common color is black, but brown harness boots are also made.
  • The company is active in both design and production of harnesses and cable systems.
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Meaning of harness

  • noun A support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
  • noun Stable gear consisting of an arrangement of leather straps fitted to a draft animal so that it can be attached to and pull a cart
  • verb Put a harness
    harness the horse
  • verb Exploit the power of
    harness natural forces and resources
  • verb Control and direct with or as if by reins
    rein a horse