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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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Wilf Campus offers a wide range of programs, services within the community and residential options for older adults in a caring, homelike environment.
Friends of the Birth Center, a group formed earlier this year to lobby PeaceHealth to make the new birth center a priority, has suggested alternatives, such as leasing another homelike building or even using RiverBend House, an existing home on the RiverBend campus.
"Hospice is really about providing a peaceful, homelike environment so that someone can experience their last days with dignity."
The Missouri Division of Youth Services rehabilitates juvenile delinquents, using a therapeutic group approach in small, homelike settings.
Under a family reunion scheme, Chapman gets to spend 44 hours with his wife in a private "homelike setting".
We opened a small school called Charles Dickens Annex, where we organized mixed-age classes and a homelike environment with spaces where children read, wrote, calculated, created, studied, exercised, and made music.
The addition of a separate wing, including 28 private suites on two floors, will provide a secure, homelike environment for residents with varying stages of Alzheimer's and dementia.
Mikeva care units provide elderly people with individual, homelike, secure, active and calm way of living within a small community.
"Our mission is to create a homelike environment for our residents, and features such as the bathtique support that mission," says Walker.
The agency hired a noted French interior designer, who decided that "to feel homelike, the station needed three things: a porthole to the outside, a private place for sleep and personal time, and face-to-face dining.
* `Friendly homelike atmosphere in boarding houses, especially at inter-house competitions.'
The store features Hewlett-Packard's Digital Entertainment Center, which connects the rooms of Tweeter's homelike showroom and allows shoppers to experience television, music and photos in an environment consisting of a living room, kitchen, bedroom, sports bar, office and even an outdoor setting...