- 1A set of straps and fittings by which a horse or other draught animal is fastened to a cart, plough, etc. and is controlled by its driver.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- He was diminutive, and how he managed to lift the heavy harness on the draught horses for ploughing was more than I could understand.
- Iron components of the chariot were found in a good state of preservation, including the two wheel rims and hub - hoops, the yoke fittings, harness and horse bits.
- I went about my usual morning routine, feeding Angel Wing and the pull horses, and putting on the harnesses for the carts.
- 1.1An arrangement of straps for fastening something such as a parachute to a person’s body or for restraining a young child.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- The second was that I refused to allow myself to be harnessed to a particular parent on a climbing wall.
- The assistant who was about a nineteen-year-old boy helped us into the harness as we strapped on our helmets.
- The Doctor rambled on, as he checked the leads from the computer to the harness strapped tight to Tanj's head.
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- 1Put a harness on (a horse or other draught animal): how to groom a horse and harness it the horse was harnessed to two long shaftsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Two horses were harnessed to a small cart that rattled along near the back of the single-file.
- James returned as the morning was fading into the afternoon, a second horse harnessed to his.
- A photograph in the late Jess Chandler's History of Marlborough shows the horses harnessed to the fire engine in front of the town hall.
- 2Control and make use of (natural resources), especially to produce energy: attempts to harness solar energy • figurative projects that harness the creativity of those living in the ghettoMás ejemplos en oraciones
- All the same, these conditions have long proved impossible to sustain in physicists attempts to harness nuclear fusion for energy generation.
- ‘Ireland should be harnessing its natural resources and should be a net exporter of power rather than an importer,’ he said.
- The system would have produced 3.5 megawatts - the five turbines being designed to harness tidal energy and turn it into electricity.
- (Of a horse or other animal) used for driving or draught work: colts are worked in harness alongside an experienced horseMás ejemplos en oraciones
- It is also true that the Monarchy and ‘Establishment’ were more often at odds than not, like ill-matched horses in harness.
- I think he saw them like horses in harness some of which were trying to run in different directions.
- Even though mules could carry heavier loads, cost less to run and were more surefooted, they were increasingly used in harness to pull wagons, not as pack animals.
- In the routine of daily work: a man who died in harness far beyond the normal age of retirementMás ejemplos en oraciones
- The honour of wearing number 2 fell to John Douglas, who also got to carry the commemorative mailbag celebrating Percy's 40 years in harness.
- Tipp will probably go in as the marginal favourites now that their most prolific scorer Declan Browne is back in harness.
- It knocked her out - but she will be back in harness tomorrow at an investiture at Buckingham palace.
- So as to achieve something together: local and central government should work in harnessMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Sure, you're going to have occasional missteps as people get better acquainted and work in harness together.
- However, spinners Mark Bell and Dan Broadbent got together in harness to share nine victims.
- She is even ready to be a partner to Bart instead of a domineering wife: ‘Today she wanted him to know that they pulled in harness together’.
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- Bedaux had made his fortune as one of the greatest harnessers of mass labor since the Pharoahs.
- As harnessers of power, both have evoked great awe and admiration as human conquerors of nature.
- The masks serve as both visual aids in the portrayal of Bali's courtly legends and as harnessers of invisible forces.
Middle English: from Old French harneis 'military equipment', from Old Norse, from herr 'army' + nest 'provisions'.