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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homing(adj)

    orienting or directing homeward or to a destination

    "the homing instinct"; "a homing beacon"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homing(adj)

    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.

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