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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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It is surprising that Bruder has not come up with a homely South-Western metaphor for the frilly-Kicker effect of the sails against the glass.
We wanted to raise money so we could create a homely environment to make their stays more comfortable.
It looks very big from the outside but inside it is very homely and the layout means that we use every room in the house.
Kaye said: "When we ask the parents why they chose Tynemouth Nursery or Tynemouth Lilliput Nursery, the most common answer is "the homely atmosphere.
THOSE Hollyoaks babes might be lads mag gorgeous but they're just homely girls at heart.
Wrinkly rocker Rod Stewart's daughter grovelled to the former Friends star after saying: "I like her because she's homely.
Christmas stories of the old days always sound so much more homely than today's massive commercial festive period.
Philosophy-major-turned-folkie Gorka has settled down, married and had a couple of kids in recent years, and most of this album's songs reflect his realization that homely pleasures beat being a troubadour on the road nine times out of 10.
It should be more of a friendlier, homely place to attend.
Although there were immediate cosmetic things that needed doing, the house has always had a lovely, warm and homely feel to it.
When husband or boyfriend comes over they will love the homely, comforting smell.
We look forward to people joining us in the homely setting of the Scandinavian Centre, Park Lane.