Meaning of homing

hom•ing

Pronunciation: (hō'ming), [key]
— adj.
  1. capable of returning home, usually over a great distance: We saw the homing birds at dusk.
  2. guiding or directing homeward or to a destination, esp. by mechanical means: the homing instinct; a homing beacon.
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