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Meaning of “homing” in the English Dictionary

"homing" in British English

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homingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈhəʊ.mɪŋ/  us   /ˈhoʊ-/
relating to the ​ability of some ​animals to ​findtheir way ​home: Migrating ​birds and ​fish have a ​strong homing instinct. (of an ​electronicdevice) ​producing a ​specialsignal so that it can be ​found using ​electronicequipment: The president's ​car is ​equipped with a homing device.
(Definition of homing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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