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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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And Queen's Park beat Brechin after Denis Connaghan and John Whelan hit home.
Rovers were level six minutes after the restart when Danny Lennon's corner fell to Taylor who hit home a rasping drive from 25 yards.
Hill hit home twice for Stechford Social in their 2-1 success over Redwood who replied through English.
For a story ballet to hit home, you need two things: a good plot and a lead couple who can make you care about what happens next.
City went behind to in the Division Two play-off semi-final in just 20 seconds after Stuart Barlow hit home.
The "It's All Within Easy Reach" marketing campaign hit home with buyers, and all 54 vacant apartments were sold in 10 months at full market value.
SACRAMENTO -- Foreclosure hit home for thousands more Midwesterners last month.
The remaining ties went to form with Walsall Phoenix eclipsing Crusaders 4-0 after Hughes hit home twice while Parkfield Amateurs beat Britannic Assurance 3-1.