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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of home.


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  • For the last week or two he's been the official Mars Mascot here at work -- though bless his heart, his several attempts at being "homed" with employees have fallen through.

    July 11th, 2005

  • It also can route traffic appropriately when, for example, a person who is "homed" to Yahoo's servers in India visits the site while in the United States.

    ZDNet Asia Latest Tech News

  • I have a couple of servers, that are dual-homed, meaning they have two independent connections to the internet.

  • All users are dual-homed, meaning their data is served from two separate locations, so there is a redundant live copy of their data.


  • Mr. Schar then homed in on an item Mr. Blagojevich leaked to a columnist in The Chicago Sun-Times in which he said he had met with U.S. Rep.

    Prosecutor, Blagojevich Go Toe-to-Toe in Courtroom

  • European officials have been talking about how they might encourage such deferrals, including through providing "preferred" status to those who agree to defer, protecting them somewhat against the prospect of future losses—but they've also homed in on Greek banks as the most persuadable holders of Greek bonds.

    Greece Shows Challenge of Unifying Europe

  • He homed in on that focus and, as things turned out, that was a smart choice, because he ultimately built a successful career, nailing roles in several movies and television series.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Attorneys hired to recoup money for the collapsed firm's creditors homed in on the firm's ex-partners and their new employers.

    Debts of Defunct Law Firms Haunt Partners in Next Job

  • More recently, Russell Investments and QuantShares, a group of funds from Boston-based investment advisers FFCM LLC, have homed in on other measures including the volatility of an individual stock in relation to the market, and what constitutes "growth" or "value" stocks.

    ETFs Mimic Stock Pickers' Strategies

  • For now, the organizers say, their sights are homed on the exquisite corpses, which will be auctioned off at the project's end to benefit ART START, a nonprofit that brings art programming to children in homeless shelters.

    Bringing a Corpse to Life


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