homing homing  /ˈhoʊ mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) orienting or directing homeward or to a destination

Usage(s):

  1. Guidance System: Homing mode: Active or passiveactive acoustic homing.
  2. Bred and trained by man, it has become a valiant message carrier, famed for its speed and homing instinct.
  3. Vetoed a bill to mobilize homing pigeons for national defense.

News

  1. Thursday Reading: Bike Sharing Can Mean Safer Biking

    Also, hearing loss can take a health toll, a homing beacon for your key chain and other consumer-focused news from The New York Times.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. 'Homing at Work' Trend Becomes the Norm

    In today's evolving work environment, employees aren't only working from home, they're also "homing from work," new research shows.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

  3. Captivate Office Pulse Finds "Homing From Work" Key to Successfully Balancing the Personal and the Professional

    Captivate Office Pulse Finds "Homing From Work" Key to Successfully Balancing the Personal and the Professional
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I want to take some of the wear and tear off" Johnson, Drew said. "That's something we really have to look at. Playing night in and out with people homing in on you makes it tough. I want to make it easier on him."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Larry Drew Source: The Associated Press

  2. "This season we're homing in on really making it a show that the stories tell more of the ethical dilemmas that our doctors have to face," series creator Shonda Rhimes said in July. "There is surgery in it because Addison is a surgeon, and...
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Shonda Rhimes Source: Toronto Star

  3. - Linda R. of Madison, Ala., says: "I work at a pet store, and a customer brought two doves to me, complaining that they had purchased them for a wedding, as a fly-away effect. She didn't buy homing pigeons. These doves don't have the homing gene...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: James Madison Source: Washington Post

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