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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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Homesickness may then manifest as a means to escape the anxiety-inducing present, replete with its new surroundings and cabinmates.
When I feel bouts of homesickness, I try to counter it by reaching out to friends, becoming more active in my community and finding ways to laugh and enjoy life.
Fredrick Misoi and Samuel Maina who are new to Qatar agreed that the event helped them beat homesickness.
The faster you can restart the narrative of your lives, in your new home, the faster homesickness will leave you.
With obvious talent, Villa took him from Arsenal in 2000 but the homesickness persisted and eventually Fahey returned to the comfort of his family and friends across the Irish Sea.
Homesickness is the distress caused by a separation from home and attachment objects, such as parents or pets.
Homesickness is all too real for students and a common issue that college administrators contend with each year.
A wide range of domains impacted the students' acculturation successes: language learning, school life, racial dynamics, hobbies and activities, making future plans, cultural differences, friendships, homesickness, peer relationships, career plans, support in the US, dating, trips home, and insider/outsider feelings.
Aubrey turns tyrannical and brutish when drinking and Ida suffers severe depression from homesickness.
Everything from Day One when I got here, from the homesickness to everyone that supported me -- it was a full family effort,'' Jarrett said.
Aston Villa's winning goalscorer Shaun Maloney was delighted to have played such a vital role in his side's first home win of the season at Villa Park - and not just for the team as he battles his own personal demons and the homesickness which has blighted his time in Birmingham so far.