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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 research question was: Does homesickness affect the perceived university support amongst first year students at the University of Macau?
Perhaps that's what caused my homesickness - a nostalgia for the well-functioning, efficient and social home town I left behind.
Homesickness may then manifest as a means to escape the anxiety-inducing present, replete with its new surroundings and cabinmates.
It is a word that can bring on homesickness as you suddenly want to be in a place where you can slip into anonymity and blend into a crowd instead of standing out as being foreign.
I am currently battling homesickness to keep my sanity.
Another reason behind Styles' homesickness is that, even though he gets along with the rest of the band members, he requires time-out from them as well, as he likes to relax with people who have nothing to do with work.
John Kabucho, a Kenyan working for Al Jazeera, said, "Through this event, I was able to fight homesickness.
A group of spunky skater-girls have taken to meeting at different parks around Dubai each weekend, to skate away their troubles - exchanging homesickness for grazed knees.
We generally do not suffer homesickness for places - it's the experiences we shared there that matter to us.
During the 19th century Westward expansion in the United States carried out with high immigration rates, the clinical name for homesickness - "nostalgia" - was often referred to in medical literature.
When I look behind me, I am overcome with homesickness.
Liverpool's new signing Brazilian goalie, Alexander Doni, also ate there - perhaps staving off pangs of homesickness.