Found 3 items, similar to Drone.
English → Indonesian
berdengung, dengungan, lebah jantan, menderu
English → English
v 1: make a monotonous low dull sound; “The harmonium was droning
2: talk in a monotonous voice [syn: drone on
n 1: stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially
honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen
2: an unchanging intonation [syn: monotone
3: someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags
behind [syn: dawdler
4: an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote
control [syn: pilotless aircraft
, radio-controlled aircraft
5: a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single
continuous tone [syn: drone pipe
English → English
(dr[=o]n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Droned
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Droning
.] [Cf. (for sense 1) D. dreunen, G.
dr["o]hnen, Icel. drynja to roar, drynr a roaring, Sw.
dr["o]na to bellow, drone, Dan. dr["o]ne, Goth. drunjus
sound, Gr. ? dirge, ? to cry aloud, Skr. dhran to sound. Cf.
1. To utter or make a low, dull, monotonous, humming or
Where the beetle wheels his droning flight. --T.
2. To love in idleness; to do nothing. “Race of droning
, n. [OE. drane a dronebee, AS. dr[=a]n; akin to
OS. dr[=a]n, OHG. treno, G. drohne, Dan. drone, cf. Gr. ? a
kind of wasp, dial. Gr. ? drone. Prob. named fr. the droning
sound. See Drone
, v. i.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) The male of bees, esp. of the honeybee. It
gathers no honey. See Honeybee
All with united force combine to drive
The lazy drones from the laborious hive. --Dryden.
2. One who lives on the labors of others; a lazy, idle
fellow; a sluggard.
By living as a drone,to be an unprofitable and
unworthy member of so noble and learned a society.
3. That which gives out a grave or monotonous tone or dull
(a) A drum. [Obs.] Halliwell.
(b) The part of the bagpipe containing the two lowest
tubes, which always sound the key note and the fifth.
4. A humming or deep murmuring sound.
The monotonous drone of the wheel. --Longfellow.
5. (Mus.) A monotonous bass, as in a pastoral composition.