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verb as in making noise continuously


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This solar autonomous drone is due to perform and operate missions, like forest fire detection.

A sky full of the high-pitched buzzing heard in drones currently on the market would no doubt set a whole city’s teeth on edge.

In competitions, the racers or pilots wear special goggles that allow them to see what the drone “sees” as it flies over, under and around obstacles on a racecourse.

Those sperm cells came from male drone bees the queen had mated with when she was about two weeks old.

That means having tools like “spider-bots” and drones nearby and ready for anyone to use.

As speakers droned on from the podium doing the preliminary parliamentary business of the convention, a game show process began.

I got very angry listening to that as CNN inside the Embassy droned on and on about all the trapped all the dead all the hurting.

For three long hours I had to sit there and listen to the children as they droned over and over their lessons.

The ecclesiastic's voice droned on, his voice hanging like the hum of some great Insect upon the scented air.

The bees droned, and the wheeling buzzard suddenly dropped like a plummet a hundred yards through the larkspur blue.

Beetles droned, flying conspicuously upright, straight on end, through the warm air.

The rockets were slowly cut; the borer jarred at the bottom of its hole; again the disintegrators droned out.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to droned, such as: purr, sound, drawl, hum, vibrate, and intone.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.