verb (used with object)
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Idioms for harness
- engaged in one's usual routine of work: After his illness he longed to get back in harness.
- together as cooperating partners or equals: Joe and I worked in harness on our last job.
Origin of harness
OTHER WORDS FROM harness
Example sentences from the Web for harness
I was able to comfortably wear a harness on top of it, thanks to the slim cut around the torso.Long-Term Review: One Year in Patagonia’s R1 Air Hoody|Jeremy Rellosa|February 19, 2021|Outside Online
It’s equally important to choose a model that won’t limit usage of collars or harnesses.
The second idea was a longer harness that gave more support to the dog rather than just holding it up by its middle.This new harness lets military dogs parachute safely and with style|Christina Mackenzie|January 4, 2021|Popular Science
Winter Resort operators are harnessing an unlikely source to power their operations: the sun.
The system could operate on a closed loop, recycling its water and harnessing the power of the sun.
In effect, then, the resort is harnessing the power of the sun to turn seawater into a nourishing resource—for people and plants.Sun+Water= High Tech Caribbean Luxury At The Cusinart Resort|The Daily Beast|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One team proposed harnessing the body heat lost from passengers sitting in their seats to power the overhead lighting.Airbus Student Competition Yields Innovative Ideas for Green Air Travel|Miranda Green|June 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With evangelical zeal, he invites the applauding audience to join him in harnessing “the power of paper and glue.”‘Inside Out: The People’s Art Project’ Review: Narcissists Writ Large|Jessica Dawson|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Under the table his hands moved in the intricate symbolic pattern which aided such emotion-harnessing.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
Here they obtained some idea of harnessing and driving horses, of ploughing, and of the other farming operations.Out on the Pampas|G. A. Henty
Afterward more precious moments were consumed in harnessing up the new steeds and getting once more under way.Christopher and the Clockmakers|Sara Ware Bassett
But Sally is harnessing up a coach-and-six to drive through human obligations.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
They want to get from us the secret of harnessing nature up to their wagon to pull their heavy loads.Quiet Talks with World Winners|S. D. Gordon
British Dictionary definitions for harness
Derived forms of harnessharnesser, nounharnessless, adjectiveharness-like, adjective
Word Origin for harness
Idioms and Phrases with harness
see die with one's boots on (in harness) in harness.