how to pronounce harness


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The above transcription of harness is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

harness is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of harness in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… name the place yeah harness the miracle …”

meanings of harness


  1. A collection of wires or cables bundled and routed according to their function.
  2. The part of a loom comprising the heddles, with their means of support and motion, by which the threads of the warp are alternately raised and depressed for the passage of the shuttle.
  3. Equipment for any kind of labour.
  4. The complete dress, especially in a military sense, of a man or a horse; armour in general.
  5. A restraint or support, especially one consisting of a loop or network of rope or straps.


  1. To equip with armour.
  2. To place a harness on something; to tie up or restrain.
  3. To capture, control or put to use.

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