Definition of 'drone'
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So easy to forget when all they do is drone on about buying stuff for their companies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)With this constant low drone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is the constant sound of drones. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has highlighted concerns about rising drone numbers. The Sun (2016)It comes amid growing fears of the threat of drones to passenger planes. The Sun (2014)He was killed in a drone strike last year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The technology works best with background drone such as aircraft engines. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was droning on about the periodic table of elements. Christianity Today (2000)The bad news is that stopping yourself from droning on about your ex may take a little while longer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Last month it was reported that the number of near misses involving aircraft and drones has quadrupled in the past year. The Sun (2016)The headphones cope best with constant droning noise, but individual voices can still be heard. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The drone's pilot confirmed that the majority of vehicles were oil tankers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There have already been two accidental near-misses involving passenger aircraft and a drone. The Sun (2015)Until now, drone planes have only been used by the military and police. The Sun (2012)Last year he announced that a long-awaited sequel would pit pilots against drones. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It means that new cross-Channel agreements on civil nuclear power and unmanned military drones will be postponed until next year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Standing in the middle of the vast complex, the industrial drone sounds like an aircraft perpetually coming in to land. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Do you think it's something to do with my surprisingly droning voice that goes on and on without the slightest variation? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It felt like the perfect canvas to indulge my love of recording droning noises in G minor. The Sun (2008)That strange, low, droning noise? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The dialogue, not always clearly spoken, sounds like a droning recital. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was about 10 o'clock when a murmur went through the crowd as the low drone of an aircraft was heard in the distance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'drone'
British English: drone VERB
If something drones, it makes a low, continuous, dull noise.
Above him an invisible plane droned through the night sky.
Definition of drone from the Collins English Dictionary
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