home

(redirected from pressed home)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
Related to pressed home: hard pressed, pressed for time, pressed juice

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
This is not a witch-hunt against any particular track, but we feel that our concerns must be pressed home.
Neither Lord Raglan nor the French pressed home the Allied advantage by pursuing the enemy.
Dillon was effectively supported by new ball partner Reon King, who conceded only 26 runs in his 10 overs, and West Indies pressed home their advantage.
Paul Stopforth's mixed-media representations of the dead Biko, juxtaposed with the Ezrom Legae's exquisite pencil drawings entitled "Chicken Series," 1979, pressed home the point that under apartheid black artists were compelled to speak through veiled allegorical forms.
These two executives pressed home the importance of being aggressive and attracting recycling customers, and now as a result, we are seeing double-digit profit margins in recycling.
When he took a step back and fell, you pressed home your advantage and kicked him to the leg while he was on the ground.
Barca pressed home their advantage in the second leg, coming through 5-0 on the day and 7-0 on aggregate.
So Education Secretary Alan Johnson has pressed Home Secretary John Reid to harden up the law.