from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To draw close to a destination, especially using radar; (of a guided misslie) to move towards a target.
  • v. To focus or narrow down to something; to find, draw closer or move towards, as by trial and error or a gradual seeking process.


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  • Twenty miles on, Telzey checked the time again, set the Cloudsplitter to home in on one of Orado City’s major traffic arteries, and released its controls.

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  • HARMS: antiradiation missiles that home in on radar sites.

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  • She could weave illusions of money to get a hotel room, but the Vrekeners would just home in on her sorcery.

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  • Surely, Mogad or one of his subordinates would try to home in on his voice.


  • Each one carried missiles that would home in on the shore-site radar signals.

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  • They also backtrack and home in on missile launch sites and artillery.

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