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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 story the Times account perpetuates and that Senator Byrd kept hammering home on the Senate floor in his attack on the NEA's "morally destitute policy," was denied vehemently, publicly, earlier in the summer by the very people who originally reported it.
Nonetheless, we cannot give up in hammering home the road safety message to help end the carnage on Irish roads.
But Goldsman's script is also too pat, often hammering home its poignant moments and overusing a device that illustrates Nash's mental condition.
And Bridge-Wilkinson condemned Oxford to their second defeat of the season, hammering home a 15-yard volley from Viljanen's cross after 65 minutes then curling in a superb 30-yarder.