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English definition of “harness”

harness

verb [T]     /ˈhɑː.nəs/ US  /ˈhɑːr-/
to put a harness on a horse, or to connect a horse to a vehicle using a harnessFastening and tying to control something, usually in order to use its power: There is a great deal of interest in harnessing wind and waves as new sources of power.Controlling and being in charge
(Definition of harness verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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