home base

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n home base (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise "many companies have their headquarters in New York"
    • n home base (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score "he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: 66% of home based businesses are owned by women
    • Home base (Baseball) the base at which the batter stands when batting, and which is the last base to be reached in scoring a run.
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Quotations

  • James Liter
    James Liter
    “One thought driven home is better than three left on base.”

Usage

In literature:

Ernest was in the home; Ellis was on the base at the opposite side.
"Ernest Bracebridge" by William H. G. Kingston
Everybody scoot for the home base.
"The Boy Scouts of Lenox" by Frank V. Webster
He received the news of the nomination while playing base ball with his children at their home in Fremont.
"The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes" by James Quay Howard
He tried to pluck up courage enough to go home, basing all his hopes on Paul, who had seemed so very kind, and ready to help him out.
"Darry the Life Saver" by Frank V. Webster
The distance to the nearest home base, England, was two to three weeks voyage.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
After that they rode home, and as they went Gunnar said: 'I wonder if I am less base than others because I kill men less willingly than they.
"The Red Romance Book" by Various
The very nature of a home is based on right human relations.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
By this time we had begun to regard Krugersdorp as our base, and to look upon our returns to it as more or less getting home.
"The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War" by Cecil Francis Romer and Arthur Edward Mainwaring
The Sandemans at home regard those movies as classics, and based several aspects of their culture on them.
"Zeta Exchange" by Ann Wilson
The system of naval signals based on Sir Home Popham's improvements.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
It illustrates the importance of prayer from the home base for those on the field.
"How I Know God Answers Prayer" by Rosalind Goforth
Every member of the crew is killed, except Roger, who heroically brings the vessel back to home base.
"Get Out of Our Skies!" by E. K. Jarvis
Atronics City had been Karpin's and McCann's home base.
"The Risk Profession" by Donald Edwin Westlake
The wheel may be mounted on a home-made timber base, or on an iron frame.
"Electricity for the farm" by Frederick Irving Anderson
Guibert would never be able to come back to Livorno, his home base, and he would not really be safe anywhere in Italy.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
At home men felt most the harshness and violence of basing a political rule on Church ideas.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
A new nail was driven home through the base of the sagging cross.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
I told the Captain of the Base I really would have to go home.
"Command" by William McFee
Paul watched at home the broadcast of the scene, but the fate of the Base and the Wheel had almost ceased to concern him.
"Human Error" by Raymond F. Jones
The teaching of Jesus concerning God was almost wholly based on a figure of speech derived from the home.
"The Bible and Life" by Edwin Holt Hughes
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In poetry:

I wot there be women that quarrel and scold
And rage in their rooms like the wolf in the fold;
I wot there be men that are brutal and base,
And homes that are hells of Despair and Disgrace.
"The Workman's Wife: (A Ballad," by Martin Farquhar Tupper
A lonely sight for her to see
Was the wilderness town of Ville Marie!
The proud St. Lawrence, with silver foam,
Touched softly the base of our island home,
But frowning forest and tangled wood
Made the land a dreary solitude.
"Sister M. B.’s Arrival In Montreal , 1654." by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon

In news:

Surprise, home-based child care provider: You've been unionized.
The tour of Townsley's home base doesn't end here.
Jiyoun Chang, Lighting And Set Designer Home base: Sunnyside, NY.
Jovi Home will base its introductions at the New York Home Fashions Market on themes, setting the scene with five stories: Timeless Spirit, Seascape, Cinematic, Urban Romance and Soul.
Over the last year we've been building a new, home-based ritual: the family movie night.
Formerly home-based, two local bakers open storefronts.
The airbase where the hangar is located is also home to Mansfield Lahm Air National Guard Base, home to the 179th Airlift Wing.
The Virgin America new T2 home base at San Francisco International Airport opened to commercial passengers in 2011.
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Animal Kingdom , winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby, returned to Keeneland Oct 22 from his home base at Fair Hill, Md.
For the past two years, Arena 's productions have been mounted in two houses away from their home base.
This is a snapshot of our "unblended" home base lifestyle.
Bill and I have become nomadic road warriors searching for a common home base since the day we married four years ago.
Corey Benedict owns a construction company that builds homes based on environmentally conscious decisions.
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In science:

The on-site data taking conditions can be remotely monitored from the home-base laboratories via telephone line. (Internet access to the Nuclear Power Plant is not allowed.) Data will be saved in hard disks on-site and replaced at the once-per-week interval.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
Figure 7: Schematic layout of the data acquisition and on-line monitoring systems, and its interfacing with the off-line software packages. A telephone line provides connection from home-base laboratories to the experimental site in the reactor building.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
On the other hand, due to the nature of the random graph if we only work in the home-sort, then any desired 3 types attached on a base triangle with compatible edges will be realized.
Constructing the hyperdefinable group from the group configuration
Munin also uses the acquire/release principle, but allows the consistency protocol, which is based on release consistency , to be con figured for individual objects; i.e. invalidate or update copies on write, enabling replication and fixed home locations.
Extending and Implementing the Self-adaptive Virtual Processor for Distributed Memory Architectures
Uplink of a Multi-cel l wireless network with femtocel ls : Femtocells, also known as home base stations [25, 26, 27], are low-power base stations aimed at indoor coverage of a small number of users.
Potential Games for Energy-Efficient Resource Allocation in Multipoint-to-Multipoint CDMA Wireless Data Networks
For every reviewer, we form a Reviewer relation which contains a single tuple with attributes representing the reviewer's name and some representation of the reviewer's interests (for example, based on the reviewer's home page).
Technical Paper Recommendation: A Study in Combining Multiple Information Sources
Similarly, h runs will be based on a reviewer's home page.
Technical Paper Recommendation: A Study in Combining Multiple Information Sources
Here the agent can only execute a certain number of moves before it has to return to its home-base (e.g. for refueling).
Simple Agents Learn to Find Their Way: An Introduction on Mapping Polygons
The system image model of MOSIX is based on the home-node model, in which all the user's processes seem to run at the user's login-node.
Cluster Computing White Paper
This could be collected by a census bureau , or derived by a cellphone provider based on calling patterns . A contingency table, indexed by home and work locations, is a matrix: each cell contains the number of people who commute from the given source to the given destination.
Differentially Private Publication of Sparse Data
Set of Banks can be selected from the list of Bank web sites and comparative summary based on feature keywords like home loan, term deposit, etc would be helpful for users to make quick decisions about their investment.
Query sensitive comparative summarization of search results using concept based segmentation
The preamp is here a cheap home made « common base » designed to replace the Ortec one.
The solar neutrino project HELLAZ : status report on the hardware and the simulation
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