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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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And, with 10 minutes remaining, Mark Dodds struck home a magnificent winner after Wayne Savage had set up the opportunity with a fine through ball.
For Gillian Taylor, 48, a clerical worker in London, the reality of the collapse of the cease-fire struck home Monday, when the subway train in which she was riding came to a sudden halt.
The midfielder struck home from outside the area after just 11 minutes and the visitors continued to look good value for their lead as they created a host of chances.
Gudjohnsen struck home a crisp 18 yard drive after fellow sub Robben created room with a tricky left wing dribble.
Ndumbu's shot struck Marcus Bignot on the hand and the Wednesday striker struck home his second penalty.
Paul Green found himself with space inside the penalty area to lay off to Price, who struck home from the right side of the box.
Steele crossed from the right where Wilkinson chested it down and struck home a strong shot to complete the scoring.
Melligan wasn't going to be denied 10 minutes later when he struck home from 30 yards.
Gallen struck home in the 24th minute to keep QPR four points behind league leaders Plymouth.
Beckett fired a controversial equaliser against the run of play from what appeared to be an offside position, but City skipper Kavanagh struck home a low shot to put the Bluebirds back in front before the interval
And come they did firstly when Chris Brunt struck home a free-kick in the 55th minute, then Adam Proudlock topped off a fine display with a goal seven minutes later.
Oldham took the lead midway through the first half when on-loan midfielder Appleby struck home a fierce volley from Eyres' corner.