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home

1. the environment or habitat of a person or animal
2. 
a. a building or organization set up to care for orphans, the aged, etc.
b. an informal name for a mental home
3. Sport one's own ground
4. 
a. the objective towards which a player strives in certain sports
b. an area where a player is safe from attack
5. Lacrosse
a. one of two positions of play nearest the opponents' goal
b. a player assigned to such a position
6. Baseball another name for home plate
7. Sport relating to one's own ground

Home

Baron. See (Baron) Home of the Hirsel

What does it mean when you dream about a home?

Independence and dependency mark the feelings of going home. Home also represents security issues and childlike desires that need to be fulfilled. (See also Mansion).

home

[hōm]
(computer science)
The location at the upper left-hand corner of an electronic display.
(electricity)
To return to the starting position, as in a stepping relay or turning motor.
(navigation)
To navigate toward a point by maintaining constant some navigational parameter other than altitude.
(ordnance)
To travel to a target by guidance of heat radiation, radar echoes, radio waves, sound waves, laser beams, or other phenomena reflected from or originating in the target, as in homing missiles and homing torpedoes.

home

To follow a path of energy waves, especially radio or radar waves, by means of a directional antenna, radar equipment, or other sensing devices, to or toward the point of transmission or reflection of the waves.
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Mr Hill said: "We've heard that others tried to dissuade you from driving and yet you intentionally drove home.
Imagine you have a really good dinner party, and then everyone drove home, and you had a little monitoring device, and you could hear what people were saying in the car driving home.
The Bush Administration modulated its response only after its Arab allies drove home the point that their very stability was at stake, and that if Washington had any hopes of getting them on board for the upcoming war against Iraq, then it needed to call for a halt to the invasion.
A SWAN killed a man of 43 and his 13-year-old son when he swerved to avoid it as they drove home from a Millennium party.
The stories themselves were longer, which made more room for stronger narratives that drove home a point.
Six-month-old Logan Padden's grandfather was also killed in the smash as the family drove home from a holiday.
Luke Croyle, 21, died when his Ford Fiesta drifted off a left-hand bend on the B6341 road at Sharperton, near Rothbury, as he and a friend drove home at 12.
Salas and Kleen drove in runs for Pepperdine to even the score in the second inning, but Eric Farris drove home Michael Glomb in the bottom of the inning to push the Lions ahead.
A COVENTRY man drove home with more than twice the legal amount of alcohol in his system after a row with his girlfriend, city magistrates heard.
I BOUGHT a used diesel vehicle in Glasgow, drove it to a well-known store in Govan where I filled up with diesel and drove home.
A MAN who drove home after a pub row to get a knife and used it to stab another man to death was convicted of manslaughter yesterday.
Police on Friday were searching for a carload of gang members who shot and killed an Arleta woman - possibly in a case of mistaken identity - as she drove home from a Thanksgiving gathering in Hollywood.