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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homingadjective

    orienting or directing homeward or to a destination

    "the homing instinct"; "a homing beacon"


  1. homing

    Homing is the inherent ability or process by which certain animals or objects navigate towards a certain location or target, often over a long distance. It includes the act of returning to one's home territory or point of origin. The term can also be applied in the context of technology, where it refers to a device or system's capability to find and move accurately towards a specific location or target, such as homing missiles or torpedoes which lock onto a target.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homingadjective

    home-returning; -- used specifically of carrier pigeons


  1. Homing

    Homing is the inherent ability of an animal to navigate towards an original location through unfamiliar areas. This location may be either a home territory, or a breeding spot.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. homing

    The technique whereby a mobile station directs itself, or is directed, towards a source of primary or reflected energy, or to a specified point.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of homing in a Sentence

  1. Red Bull principal Christian Horner:

    We are going to be on the grid next year. We are homing in on a solution, we will have a solution, it will be a little bit different to where we currently are.

  2. Tracey Emin:

    I have got another 30 or so years left working, maybe 20 physically working really hard, so I've got to make the most of it, I can't mess around anymore, when you get to my age you only have the rest of your life to get it right, you haven't got all your life. I'm homing in on what's really important to me now.

  3. Faith Kerns:

    To me, it really comes down to homing in on what this systemic-versus-individual level of understanding is.

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    the act of carrying something
    A obligate
    B carry
    C interrogate
    D deny

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