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dronenoun

uk   /drəʊn/  us   /droʊn/

drone noun (NOISE)

[S] a low continuous noise that does not change its note: the drone of an engine Outside the tent I could hear the constant drone of insects. The drone of his voice made me feel sleepy.

drone noun (BEE)

[C] a male bee

drone noun (AIRCRAFT)

[C] a type of aircraft that does not have a pilot but is controlled by someone on the ground

droneverb [I]

uk   /drəʊn/  us   /droʊn/
to make a low continuous noise that does not change its note: An airplane droned in the background.
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