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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Har·ness, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Harnessed p. pr. & vb. n. Harnessing.]
 1. To dress in armor; to equip with armor for war, as a horseman; to array.
    Harnessed in rugged steel.   --Rowe.
 A gay dagger,
 Harnessed well and sharp as point of spear.   --Chaucer.
 2. Fig.: To equip or furnish for defense. --Dr. H. More.
 3. To make ready for draught; to equip with harness, as a horse. Also used figuratively.
    Harnessed to some regular profession.   --J. C. Shairp.
 Harnessed antelope. Zool. See Guib.
 Harnessed moth Zool., an American bombycid moth (Arctia phalerata of Harris), having, on the fore wings, stripes and bands of buff on a black ground.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : brought under control and put to use; "electricity from the
            harnessed Colorado River"; "the harnessed power of the