home in on

phrasal verb
homed in on; homing in on; homes in on

Definition of home in on

: to find and move directly toward (someone or something) The missile was homing in on its target. often used figurativelyResearchers are homing in on the cause of the disease.

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“Home in on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20in%20on. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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