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1. the environment or habitat of a person or animal
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
a. the objective towards which a player strives in certain sports
b. an area where a player is safe from attack
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
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).
The location at the upper left-hand corner of an electronic display.
To return to the starting position, as in a stepping relay or turning motor.
To navigate toward a point by maintaining constant some navigational parameter other than altitude.
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.
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.