Homer

(redirected from Homing beacon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Homer

A volunteer or employee of a non-profit organization who works primarily from home. The term is primarily used in the context of small Christian churches or ministries. See also: Telecommuting.
References in periodicals archive ?
The creation of affordable smartphones has put personal homing beacons into over a billion pockets and pocketbooks, enabling even the most directionally challenged to locate the nearest Starbucks or find their way around a traffic accident.
Homing beacons on the data devices, believed to lie on the sea floor at a depth of up to 6,000 meters, will cease to operate in three weeks.
Homing beacons on the data devices, believed to lie on the sea floor at a depth of up to 6,200 meters (19,700 feet), will cease to operate in three weeks.
The rescuers had to rely on emergency homing beacons, fitted to the rafts and the men's survival suits, to track them down.
Remember that colognes and perfumes are homing beacons for skeeters.