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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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Migrants' homeliness also has been discussed in the context of exile and diaspora.
Zug, the small, idyllic "metropolis", nestled between lake and mountains, is certainly cosmopolitan, and yet has still retained its friendly homeliness.
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By placing the Holocaust in counterpoint to this warm homeliness, Haber arouses in the reader -- at one and the same time -- a feeling of dread and sorrow, thus adding a metaphysical quality to this "novel-in-history.
Any definition of housing futures must continue to rely on flexibility and familiarity, adaptability and homeliness, regardless of any predictions which say more old people, more ethnic minorities, more disadvantaged people, more single-parent families, more gays, more home-working, or whatever.
Today it's an achievement, and homeliness is not just a misfortune but a failure.
The course was delivered in Freiburg in the summer of 1942, a fact that is interesting in light of the themes discussed: locality, homeliness, and the interaction with the foreign, among others.
To me, the most striking physical feature of Breaking the Waves is its homeliness.
But despite its seeming homeliness, the catalpa is a tree of beauty.
This aggressiveness is easily dispelled once inside the branch as the interiors convey a sense of comfort and homeliness.