drone


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Synonyms for drone

Synonyms for drone

a self-indulgent person who spends time avoiding work or other useful activity

to make a continuous low-pitched droning sound

a continuous low-pitched droning sound

Synonyms for drone

stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen

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an unchanging intonation

an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control

a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone

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make a monotonous low dull sound

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talk in a monotonous voice

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In addition to exhibiting at the event, AEE will also be unveiling a new drone model, the AP12.
Mr Parker explained: "If you imagine a system which knows the location of all drones, that has twoway communication, then you're close to imagining what Altitude Angel can do for drone safety and commercial use.
This drone was flying a daily route inside the country," Nejati was quoted as saying by IRNA, adding that technical problems had caused it to crash.
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) is introducing new legislation to make it illegal to land a drone in prison or to use a drone to drop in psychoactive substances.
Iran's home-made drone, Ra'd (Thunder) 85, is a fire-and-forget aircraft which can be reprogrammed to destroy specific and changing targets hundreds of miles away with maximum precision, a ground force commander said.
A drone is an "aircraft" under the Federal Aviation Regulations.
Over the past several months, Ellis has flown his own drone and started using video footage he shot to take a closer look at several properties he was appraising.
That's too long to wait, say drone industry officials.
From names like crone for commercial drone, to alphabet soup such as UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle), RPA (remotely piloted aircraft), and UAS (unmanned aircraft system) the options are a plenty.
The code lays out the additional responsibilities that drone journalists take on when controlling these unmanned vehicles, and it also emphasizes the potential risks of operating UAVs in populated urban areas as the speed, range and size of these machines undergo further development.
Summary: Israel fears guerrillas in Lebanon and Gaza would deploy exploding drones as well as their main rocket arsenals against the Jewish state in a future war, the chief of Israeli air defense said Monday.
The party's top leadership also "felt that the pressure of the blockade had already resulted in a shift in the Obama administration's drone policy and as a result drones had been stopped for the present," the statement read.
However, on November 1 Bill Moyers introduced a new documentary by Robert Greenwald called Unmanned America's Drone Wars.
The FAA reports that drone use is currently the fastest growing sector in aviation and is issuing permits for commercial use at the rate of approximately 250 per month.