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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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Cats did not bring home invertebrates but five cats were seen to catch them (one spider, four dragonflies, and two moths).
The King also directed the government to bring home those who were injured in the accident to be treated at Jordanian hospitals, provided that their condition allows their transfer at this stage.
By November, we will bring home a Marine battalion that is now serving in Anbar province.
So at this time of year when many people are looking forward to their exotic holidays, may I, through your newspaper, urge everyone in Birmingham not to bring home wildlife keepsakes?
THE things they say - Richard Caborn, the Sports Minister: "All eyes will be on Germany 2006 when what I consider the best England team for a generation have the chance to bring home the most coveted trophy in sport - the World Cup.
Preparations are being made to bring home the body of a North-east woman killed in a terrorist bombing in Turkey.
They know how important these games are to us, and how hard we work all year to bring home a medal.
The school, which meets twice a week in the scout hut in Partridge Croft, Bell Green, is delighted with pupils who beat competition across the Midlands to bring home glory.
The United States exports business models, rotates its people overseas, but not long enough for them to become too friendly with the natives, the better to help bring home the profits to the homeland.
Those working in the City bring home an average of pounds 992.
2003), a man shouldn't have to bring home all of the bacon.
One hypothesis is that older siblings bring home infections, and these early infections protect the younger children.