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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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In contrast, during the past decade, architects have been in "design response mode" to the customers' demand for a homelike setting with family style dining, according to Rob Volzer, founder and principal of VOLZER Design Development in Lima, N.
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The assignment included removing nonhistoric additions; adding onto, but not competing with, the two older structures; preserving existing trees; and upgrading all mechanical and life-safety systems, while imparting an elegant, homelike atmosphere," says Kurt Ofer, AIA, a partner with Altonview Architects, PC.
Department officials also said they are working to create homelike family conference centers where children can be placed for up to 23 hours while social workers work out problems with their parents or find other relatives to care for the children.
Created to provide a more homelike dining experience and eliminate tray service, the Garden Pavilion is the result of a team effort.
offers a unique concept of senior assisted living in a homelike setting.
The unprecedented "Make It Hampton" program impacts the guest experience through a broad cross-section of new decor, services and foodservice throughout the hotel, including complimentary high-speed Internet access, a totally revamped breakfast that includes hot items, new art throughout the hotel's public spaces and a much more comfortable and homelike bath experience.
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Senke, CPM, vice president of Harbour Village in Milwaukee, a 44-suite community devoted exclusively to the needs of people with dementia, agrees with the importance of a homelike environment.
4 million to build and furnish a new, homelike refuge for abused, neglected and abandoned children in Santa Clara County.
By adopting the Planetree group's "Putting Patients First" philosophy, the staff of Physicians' Hospital is dedicated to providing a more homelike atmosphere that personalizes and humanizes the healthcare experience.
An entry vestibule provides an additional level of privacy, while new cabinetry provides storage for residents' personal items and general supplies to further reinforce the homelike ambience.