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harnessing

verb
present participle of harness

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

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“Harnessing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/harnessing. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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