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  • nounperson who is lazy
  • nouncontinuous noise
  • verbmaking noise continuously

synonyms for drone

  • idler
  • leech
  • loafer
  • lounger
  • parasite
  • slug
  • sluggard
  • sponger
See also synonyms for: droned / droning
  • purr
  • sound
  • drawl
  • hum
  • vibrate
  • intone
  • strum
  • buzz
  • chant
  • whirr
  • bombinate
  • nasalize
  • thrum
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antonyms for drone

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  • overachiever
  • quiet
  • silence
  • workaholic
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It even began showing off some of its other products, such as a covid-19 tracking system called Fleming, and Eclipse, which can hack drones deemed a security threat.
INSIDE NSO, ISRAEL’S BILLION-DOLLAR SPYWARE GIANTTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
NASA is planning a new mission for 2026 called Dragonfly, in which a rotorcraft drone is to fly around Titan and study the moon’s potential hospitability to life in greater detail.
THE 5 BEST PLACES TO EXPLORE IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM—BESIDES MARSNEEL PATELAUGUST 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
A local whale watching group captured the event with a drone, according to Smithsonian Magazine.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: WHY YOUR WATER BILL MIGHT SPIKEMACKENZIE ELMERJULY 27, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Facebook wanted to use solar-powered drones and laser-based tech to shoot wifi to antennas.
GOOGLE LOON IS NOW BEAMING WIFI DOWN TO EARTH FROM GIANT BALLOONSVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJULY 12, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Materials chemist Eijiro Miyako of the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Nomi imagines outsourcing pollination to automatous drones that deliver pollen grains to individual flowers.
BUBBLE-BLOWING DRONES MAY ONE DAY AID ARTIFICIAL POLLINATIONMARIA TEMMINGJUNE 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A small needle explodes out from a toy dart gun that’s attached to the drone.
SILK-BASED MICRONEEDLES MAY HELP TREAT DISEASED PLANTSKATHRYN HULICKJUNE 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
I wonder if you could riff on the future of war, because it seems like, with the drone attacks, it is just the tip of the iceberg.
SPEAK SOFTLY AND CARRY BIG DATA (EP. 395)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 31, 2019FREAKONOMICS
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The melody or tune is played on one of the pipes furnished with holes for the purpose, while the other three give a drone, bass.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Let those who are fit for nothing else go and drone over A B C with ragged children, if they like.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
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