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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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The Home Away From Home program is made possible by a sponsorship from Roche which donates accumulated corporate hotel points to the NFT for patients and their families.
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Consolo agrees the new boutiques have a bright future, explaining, "We have so many European tourists and that's what they seem to gravitate to--they have major hotels back home, but many more boutique hotels and that's what makes them feel like they have a home away from home.
Home Away From Home explores the problems with the orphanage system that led to its bad reputation and eventual discontinuation--but also highlights the little-discussed positive aspects to the social institution, notably that it provided a stable environment for young people in need of one.
In fact, I can call it a home away from home," said Jeev, who is also a 'golf in DUBAi' ambassador.
We said goodbye in smiles and tears, strangers here no longer, one of us having found a home away from home, one of us home again.
But just when classes were about to restart after Hurricane Katrina's unruly visit, Hurricane Rita began bearing down on Tulane's new home away from home, notes Ian Taylor, the school's dean.
But to a lot of the veteran cops who cut their teeth as rookies at the old West Valley station, the place was like a home away from home.
Travelers increasingly turn to vacation rental homes as a home away from home for their vacation accommodations," says Justin Halloran, general manager of TripHomes.
Los Angeles, says Bourne, feels more like a home away from home than Broadway, especially since CTG has been such a successful collaborator.