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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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Despite Cats having midfielder Rory Hussey sent-off on 67 minutes, Town couldn't hammer home their numerical advantage as they made it four draws on the spin.
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Gary MacDonald was adjudged to have handled the ball in the penalty area, allowing Thurgood to hammer home from the spot.
With the city facing continued fiscal uncertainty and a shortfall of up to $225 million next year, Mayor James Hahn plans to meet with the city's top executives next week to hammer home the need to cut spending as well as reopening the recently negotiated police union and other contracts.
He was using a brief five-minute intervention at the Earth Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, to hammer home his message that existing agreements were not enough to stave off global warming and other damaging effects of climate change.
York were quickest out of the blocks, opening the scoring after just four minutes when Rodney Rowe danced past some static Town defenders to hammer home.
Lawrence is a self-proclaimed "Rock 'n Roll Conservative" whose approach to issues is to examine all angles and then to hammer home "the right thing to do," not the easy thing to do.
Cleveland Fire Brigade will hammer home the dangers of chip pans with the "Ban the Pan Forever" drive to coincide with National Chip Week in a bid to rid Teesside of killer chip pans.