The networks in general have homed in on writing staffs as a place to trim costs.
But then there was a cluster of minute sparks in the distance, as rockets, not launched by the defenders, homed and exploded.
Had it been transmitting then, the autopilot would simply have homed on it.
There was, first, his early purity of type as a descendant of the true pony that homed in these lands.
Sought he Minos the Haughty where homed in proudest of Mansions.
Oh, well, possibly one was 'flown' by him to you, and it 'homed' without your knowledge.
Of two turtles removed more than one-fourth of a mile from their home ranges, one homed and one did not.
He disconnected the cables and homed the stretcher back to the patrol car.
It was a great change after eleven years of Europe, during ten of which I had “homed,” as gypsies say, in England.
Thirty-seven of them homed and 11 others moved long distances toward home.
Old English ham "dwelling, house, estate, village," from Proto-Germanic *haimaz (cf. Old Frisian hem "home, village," Old Norse heimr "residence, world," heima "home," Danish hjem, Middle Dutch heem, German heim "home," Gothic haims "village"), from PIE root *tkei- "to settle, dwell, be home" (cf. Sanskrit kseti "abides, dwells," Armenian shen "inhabited," Greek kome, Lithuanian kaimas "village;" Old Church Slavonic semija "domestic servants").
'Home' in the full range and feeling of [Modern English] home is a conception that belongs distinctively to the word home and some of its Gmc. cognates and is not covered by any single word in most of the IE languages. [Buck]Home stretch (1841) is originally a reference from horse racing. Home base in baseball attested by 1859 (home plate by 1867; home as the goal in a sport or game is from 1778). Home economics first attested 1899. Slang phrase make (oneself) at home "become comfortable in a place one does not live" dates from 1892. To keep the home fires burning is from a song title from 1914. To be nothing to write home about "unremarkable" is from 1907. Home movie is from 1919; home computer is from 1967.