drone
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drone(
dron
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el zángano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The drone mates with the queen bee while they're in flight.El zángano se aparea con la abeja reina mientras vuelan.
2. (noise)
a. el zumbido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I heard a curious drone while visiting Tibet that turned out to be coming from a group of monks.Oí un zumbido curioso durante mi visita al Tíbet que resultó provenir de un grupo de monjes.
3. (monotonous speech)
a. el sonsonete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I can't stand to listen to this drone for another second. Let's get out of here!No aguanto escuchar este sonsonete ni un segundo más. ¡Ya vámonos!
4. (aeronautics)
a. el dron
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Robert uses drones to photograph plots of land from high in the air.Robert utiliza drones para fotografiar terrenos desde lo alto.
5. (drudge)
a. el esclavo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la esclava
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The hotel hired some drones to walk around and pick up trash all day long.El hotel contrató a unos esclavos para andar recogiendo basura todo el día.
6. (music)
a. el bordón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mike played a drone on the bass while Cindy played a simple rhythm on the drums.Mike tocaba un bordón en el bajo mientras Cindy tocaba un ritmo simple en la batería.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to hum)
a. zumbar
The boat's diesel engines droned as we cruised out of the harbor.Los motores diesel del barco zumbaban mientras navegábamos saliendo del puerto.
8. (to speak in a monotone; often used with "on")
a. hablar con monotonía
Tammy looked away, bored as the man continued to drone on with his opinions.Tammy miró hacia otro lado, aburrida del hombre que hablaba con monotonía de sus opiniones.
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drone
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bee)
a. el zángano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (noise)
a. el zumbido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. zumbar
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drone [drəʊn]
noun
1 (male bee) zángano (m)
2 (noise) [of bees, engine] zumbido (m); [of voice] tono (m) monótono
3 (sponger) parásitoaparásita (m) (f);a parásita
intransitive verb
[+bee, engine, aircraft] zumbar; [+voice, person] (also drone on) hablar monótonamente
he droned on and on hablaba y hablaba en tono monótono
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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flying drone
dron volador
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