[hohl-ter] /ˈhoʊl tər/
a portable electrocardiograph worn by a patient over an extended period of time to assess the effects on heart function of activities of daily living.
[ek] /ɛk/ noun, Informal. 1. .
[hohm] /hoʊm/ noun 1. a house, apartment, or other shelter that is the usual residence of a person, family, or household. 2. the place in which one’s domestic affections are centered. 3. an institution for the homeless, sick, etc.: a nursing home. 4. the dwelling place or retreat of an animal. 5. the place or […]
- Home-equity loan
[hohm-ek-wi-tee] /ˈhoʊmˈɛk wɪ ti/ noun, Business. 1. a loan that uses equity in the borrower’s home as collateral.
noun 1. the civilian sector of a nation at war when its armed forces are in combat abroad. n. also homefront, by 1917, from home (n.) + front (n.) in the military sense. A term from World War I.