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harness

verb

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to put into action or service
  • huge dams harness the power of water to produce electricity

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The first known use of harness was in the 14th century

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“Harness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/harness. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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