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harness
'hɑːrnɪs
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Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. 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.
  2. A support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute).
(动) As a verb
  1. Keep in check.
  2. Exploit the power of.
    • Put a harness.
    • Control and direct with or as if by reins.
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