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harness in Bicycles, carts, horses topic

harnessharness2 verb [transitive]  1 CONTROLto control and use the natural force or power of something We can harness the power of the wind to generate electricity.2 TTBto fasten two animals together, or to fasten an animal to something using a harness3 TTBto put a harness on a horse→ See Verb table
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harnessThe Missouri River is harnessed for hydroelectric power.We harness fossil energy and breathe life into machines.The important thing is to harness growth to self-knowledge, a ready acceptance of change, swift-moving business practice and sound judgement.The snag is - first you must harness the fish.A mixture of envy and admiration once led fishermen to try to harness the heron's gifts.Attempts to harness the numerical strength of the casual poor had foundered on the rocks of seeming apathy.It is designed for maximum pleasure and harnesses the power of a System Porsche 1.2 fuel-injected engine, complete with three-way catalyser.They also featured coaches that could harness their players' egos.A hybrid type of society emerged, in which archaic social forces were harnessed to modern industrial techniques.