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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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At Medic the space problem is easily solved by the fact that the company operates a separate home health care distribution center at its Mayfield Village, Ohio, headquarters.
People who come into the store to use the pharmacy to get prescriptions are many times the same people who use home health care products," says Bill Collins, director of home health care at Medic Drug.
Our mission is to be the leading home health care retailers in all communities across Canada by providing superior customer satisfaction resulting in a hassle-free experience," says a spokesman for Shoppers Home Health Care Doncaster.
Home health care, Lipsyc says, accounts for about 5% of Medic's $100 million in annual sales.
Everyone can do DME, but not everyone can do it well," says Medic executive director of home health care Alan Lipsyc.
For SDM and Walgreens the commitment involves an ancillary specialty store business as well as expanded home health care sections inside their traditional outlets.
Frequently, the retailer's home health care business is driven by referrals from physical and occupational therapists and other health care professionals who have come to associate SDM with home health care.
For the most part, the chains that have made a significant push into home health care are smaller operations that use such merchandise as a means of carving out a strong point of difference from their larger competitors.
The home health care unit not only carries the $20,000 wheelchair, but also a basic manual wheelchair that costs $300, mid-range manual and power wheelchairs in the $1,200 to $5,000 range, and an assortment of walkers, crutches, hospital beds, bath safety items and specialty bedding material that might normally be found only in a superstore.
Two of the company's 13 outlets devote nearly a third of their floor space to durable medical equipment and other home health care merchandise.
Your home health care customers may range from people who want a stylish cane for walking support to shoppers looking for ostomy products.
Health Care Comes Home: The Human Factors reviews the current knowledge about home health care issues, technology, and approaches and is a key acquisition for any college-level collection strong in home health trends.

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