Fig.: To equip or furnish for defense.
Piece of clothing that identifies you as a climber. The coolness factor can be significantly enhanced by hanging things from the harness that go cling.
worn by the kitesurfer around the waist. It has a metal speader bar with a hook in the front. The kite control bar has a line loop which can fit in this hook thereby allowing the harness to take all the kites pulling power (and save your arms from fatigue). Similar in operation to a windsurfers harness.
Wrap or loop oriented handles which the fingers, hands, or wrists are placed through. . The common materials used are: leather, kevlar or nylon. There are many different development styles for harnesses with some of the more predominant being: constricting, fixed loop, one or two finger loop, and wrist loops.
Specially made soft elasticized cord or leather which can be adjusted to fit a cat, and to which a lead (or leash) can be attached. It is used for walking a cat, or when a cat need to be restrained.
The car seat straps that keep baby snuggly and safely within the seat. Not to be used on their own to secure baby. The seat must be secured with the vehicle seat belt.
An apparatus used to connect a paramotor and/or a paraglider wing to the pilot.
body restraint system (seatbelt) with 5 straps that converge to one spot. This type of restraint system is required by all racing sanctioning bodies, and is much safer than a standard seatbelt.
Originally, the complete dress, especially in a military sense, of a man or a horse; hence, in general, armor.
The equipment of a draught or carriage horse, for drawing a wagon, coach, chaise, etc.; gear; tackling.
To dress in armor; to equip with armor for war, as a horseman; to array.
To make ready for draught; to equip with harness, as a horse. Also used figuratively.
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.
Thee wooden or metal frame on a loom that lifts and separates the warp yarns so that the filling threads riding in the shuttle can pass through. A minimum of two harnesses is required for a basic plain weave fabric. More harnesses equal more complicated weaves.
An assemblage of HEDDLES mounted on a HARNESS FRAME that moves them all together. A separate HARNESS is used for each group of WARP ENDS that must be moved independently to weave a desired pattern.
a metal frame on a loom that contains the heddles carrying the warp yarns during weaving. By lifting or lowering the harnesses in the loom, the shed is formed.
Used to carry pods on one's body. High Pressure Air: Compressed atmospheric air. Pretty much interchangable with nitrogen (nitro). Hopper: Ammunition container for paintball guns. HPA: High pressure air. Compressed air used as a power source for paintball guns HPR: High pressure regulator. This is the regulator which controls the pressure of the air used to fire ball down the barrel of the marker. Liquid Co2: Original form of Carbon Dioxide. Stored in liquid form and boils or "expands" into gas.
a piece of clothing worn around the torso, where various climbing equipment is attached
a safety harness, worn by all crew when going aloft
A device worn in place of underwear to support an artificial penis in the same location that a real, erect penis would be located.
A flat cable or group of cables, usually with many breakouts with the wire ends prepared for termination or terminated to connectors and ready to install.
A group of wires or cables routed together with attached connectors and components and secured in a manner to provide a preshaped electrical wire or cable assembly.
A group of conductors laid parallel or twisted by hand, usually with many breakouts, laced or bundled together, or pulled into a rubber or plastic sheath, used to interconnect electrical circuits.
An arrangement of wires and cables, usually with many breakouts, which have been tied together or pulled into a rubber or plastic sheath, used to interconnect an electric circuit.
The work gear of the plow animal.
The generic description for a man-at-arms defensive gear, including undergarments, armoured elements, and integral equipment such as spurs, sword, etc.. Field harnesses were armours of war, designed for use in the field. During the 14th century some specialization in armour was begun, where tournament gear first begins to be separated from field harness in inventory records. There may well have been leather gear also, used for practice, but this might not have proved valuable enough to record, though decorated tournament gear of leather was often recorded.
The correct term for the complete "suit of armour".
the common Medieval term for armour.