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harnessed


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harness  \Har"ness\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Harnessed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Harnessing}.]  [OE.  harneisen  cf  F.  harnacher  OF 
  harneschier.] 
  1.  To  dress  in  armor;  to  equip  with  armor  for  war,  as  a 
  horseman;  to  array. 
 
  Harnessed  in  rugged  steel.  --Rowe. 
 
  A  gay  dagger,  Harnessed  well  and  sharp  as  point  of 
  spear.  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  To  equip  or  furnish  for  defense.  --Dr.  H.  More 
 
  3.  To  make  ready  for  draught;  to  equip  with  harness,  as  a 
  horse.  Also  used  figuratively. 
 
  Harnessed  to  some  regular  profession.  --J.  C. 
  Shairp 
 
  {Harnessed  antelope}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Guib}. 
 
  {Harnessed  moth}  (Zo["o]l.),  an  American  bombycid  moth 
  ({Arctia  phalerata}  of  Harris),  having  on  the  fore  wings, 
  stripes  and  bands  of  buff  on  a  black  ground. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  harnessed 
  adj  :  brought  under  control  and  put  to  use  "electricity  from  the 
  harnessed  Colorado  River";  "the  harnessed  power  of  the 
  atom" 




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