Share this entry
American English: /ˈhoʊmɪŋ/
British English: /ˈhəʊmɪŋ/

Translation of homing in Spanish:


  • (before noun)
    de volver al hogar
    Example sentences
    • Their homing abilities could also provide scientists with new clues to the long-debated role of the Earth's magnetic fields in animal movements and migrations.
    • The relocation operation relies on the birds' excellent natural homing instinct, which compels them to return to the site where they hatched.
    • To see whether they have a homing ability, Boles caught more than 100 lobsters in different locations and transported them for about an hour in various deceptive ways to a test site.
    Example sentences
    • He didn't look to the left, he didn't look to the right, he came straight in the door and ran straight down to my brother like a homing missile.
    • It is an optically-sighted weapon, but also contains a heat-seeking homing device.
    • The Lynx adds considerably to the destroyer's firepower - it can fly at 180 knots, and has its own Sea Skua anti-ship missiles and homing torpedoes.
Definition of homing in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources