harness

I ['hɑːnɪs]
nome (for horse) bardatura f., finimenti m.pl.; (for dog) pettorina f.; (for child) briglie f.pl., dande f.pl.

to work in harness — lavorare in tandem (with con)

I'm back in harness — sono tornato alla normale routine

II ['hɑːnɪs]
verbo transitivo
1) (use) sfruttare, utilizzare [power]
2) (put harness on) bardare, mettere i finimenti a [horse]
3) (attach) legare, attaccare [animal]
* * *
1. noun
(the leather straps etc by which a horse is attached to a cart etc which it is pulling and by means of which it is controlled.) briglie
2. verb
1) (to put the harness on (a horse).) bardare
2) (to make use of (a source of power, eg a river) for some purpose, eg to produce electricity or to drive machinery: Attempts are now being made to harness the sun as a source of heat and power.) sfruttare
* * *
harness /ˈhɑ:nəs/
n.
1 [uc] finimenti; bardatura
2 (stor.) armatura (del cavaliere o del cavallo)
3 briglia (per un bimbo piccolo); dande
4 (aeron.) imbracatura (di paracadute)
5 (miss.) cintura di sicurezza
6 (elettr.) cablaggio
7 (ind. tess.) liccio; licciolo
harness-maker, sellaio □ (ipp.) harness racing, le corse al trotto; il trotto □ to be back in harness, essere tornato al solito lavoro (dopo una malattia, ecc.) □ (fig.) to die in harness, morire sulla breccia □ (fig.) to work in (double) harness, lavorare in coppia (o in tandem).
(to) harness /ˈhɑ:nəs/
v. t.
1 bardare; attaccare, mettere i finimenti a (un cavallo)
2 (fig.) imbrigliare: to harness a river, imbrigliare un fiume (per ricavarne energia elettrica)
to harness the atom, sfruttare l'energia nucleare.
* * *
I ['hɑːnɪs]
nome (for horse) bardatura f., finimenti m.pl.; (for dog) pettorina f.; (for child) briglie f.pl., dande f.pl.

to work in harness — lavorare in tandem (with con)

I'm back in harness — sono tornato alla normale routine

II ['hɑːnɪs]
verbo transitivo
1) (use) sfruttare, utilizzare [power]
2) (put harness on) bardare, mettere i finimenti a [horse]
3) (attach) legare, attaccare [animal]

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