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harness 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈhärnis/,
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harnesses, plural;
  1. Put a harness on (a horse or other draft animal)

  2. Attach a draft animal to (something) by a harness
    • - the horse was harnessed to two long shafts
  3. Control and make use of (natural resources), esp. to produce energy
    • - attempts to harness solar energy
    • - harnessing the creativity of graduates
Noun
  1. A set of straps and fittings by which a horse or other draft animal is fastened to a cart, plow, etc., and is controlled by its driver

  2. An arrangement of straps for fastening something to a person's body, such as a parachute, or for restraining a young child


  1. put a harness; "harness the horse"
  2. a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
  3. exploit the power of; "harness natural forces and resources"
  4. 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
  5. control and direct with or as if by reins; "rein a horse"
  6. rule: keep in check; "rule one's temper"
  7. Harness (Erika Benson) is a fictional mutant character in the Marvel Comics universe. Her first appearance was in New Mutants Annual #7.
  8. A restraint or support, especially one consisting of a loop or network of rope or straps; A collection of wires or cables bundled and routed according to their function; to place a harness on something; to tie up or restrain; to capture, control or put to use
  9. Sets of straps, collars, reins, and hardware that are used on horses in order to have them pull a wagon.
  10. The generic description for a man-at-arms defensive gear, including undergarments, armoured elements, and integral equipment such as spurs, sword, etc.. Field harnesses were armours of war, designed for use in the field. ...
  11. worn by the kitesurfer around the waist. It has a metal speader bar with a hook in the front. The kite control bar has a line loop which can fit in this hook thereby allowing the harness to take all the kites pulling power (and save your arms from fatigue). ...
  12. The gear used to drive a horse, made up of a collection of straps and hardware. See Harness Parts & Names.
  13. The metal strip running over the top of a lantern to which the G-Clamp is attached. Also Fork, Yoke.
  14. A means for working a dog that usually attaches around the brisket, chest and neck areas
  15. A webbing belt and leg-loop system that attaches a climber to a rope. Usually a seat harness for rock climbing. Full-body harnesses are used for rescue and for children. Chest harnesses are used with seat harnesses, usually for glacier travel.
  16. A strong belt made of nylon webbing with leg and/or chest loops used to secure the climber to the rope and to provide a repository for gear.
  17. To dream of possessing bright new harness, you will soon prepare for a pleasant journey.
  18. The gear which is used to attach the sulky to the horse, to carry the hopples and to enable the driver to steer the horse.
  19. The webbing assembly attached to a CR shell or frame that restrains the child in a crash; also an independent restraint system made entirely of webbing (with fasteners and length adjusters), often referred to as a "child harness," and subject only to the head excursion limit of 813 mm.
  20. Usually several wires, bundled together to deliver power and/or signal communications to/from devices. For example the robot motors are connected to the controller through a wire harness.
  21. A webbing harness worn about the torso, generally over any clothing, with a detachable tether made from nylon with attachment hooks. Intended to prevent a crew member falling overboard and becoming detached from the boat.
  22. Armor. General term for a suit of armor that completely protected the body, including the limbs.
  23. A set of straps that fits around the dog's body, leaving no control over the head or neck. The harness is fine for small dogs and mild-mannered dogs, but should not be used on boisterous dogs or dogs that pull on the leash.
  24. An assemblage of HEDDLES mounted on a HARNESS FRAME that moves them all together. A separate HARNESS is used for each group of WARP ENDS that must be moved independently to weave a desired pattern.
  25. designed to fit around the dog's body and legs, attaching on the back, in between the shoulder-blades. Designed to stop a dog pulling harshly on his lead.