There are 2 translations of drone in Spanish:

drone1

Pronunciation: /drəʊn/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (bee) zángano (m) 1.2 (parasite) zángano (m) 1.3 (drudge) (AmE) esclavo, -va (m,f)
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    • The Union Movement must submit to a purge, it must harshly discard the parasitical drones and rebuild the hive.
    • It is possible that this structure could accomplish something, if these relatives, cronies, hangers on, drones and bludgers were of any consequence, or even if they were a little better than mediocre.
    • It should have been a good line, but he sounded like a petulant drone with an overdeveloped sense of entitlement.
  • 2 u 2.1 (sound— of aircraft, traffic) zumbido (m), ruido (m); ( — of bees) zumbido (m) 2.2 (monotonous speech, voice) cantinela (f) [familiar/colloquial], sonsonete (m)
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    • My brother hummed turbine noises, but the drone of thunder muted him.
    • The drone begins to sound similar to a vacuum cleaner sucking up all the surrounding life.
    • Both drones and noise are essential elements in music.
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    • Zac talked in a monotonous drone about the hidden treasures of Egypt, the esoteric wisdom that Aristotle stole, or was it Plato, and then the Egyptians forgot everything.
    • Viceroy's voice was still a monotonous drone, and I wanted to slap him just to see that he could still talk and/or yell with emotion.
    • So when I reach my classroom, I listen to the monotonous drone of the teacher.
  • 3 c 3.1 (note, chord) bordón (m) 3.2 (of bagpipe) roncón (m), bordón (m)
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    • The poem ‘Saxophone’ repeats the word money in almost every line, every phrase, until it becomes a drone string on a banjo, a bass note that's always there.
    • Move interstate but always have it in the back of your mind to return one day, just to see if New Editions Bookshop is still there and to lay a drone pipe atop his grave.
    • There are two components other than the bag which set the Bagpipes from other instruments, the reed chanter and the drone pipes.
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    • The former track is comprised almost entirely of bass-heavy drones and pulsating synth waves, slow echoes fading into the ether.
    • The melodies are almost invariably composed with buzzing, pleasantly grating synthesizer drones.
    • Hissing drones and cymbal crashes sweep away any memory of the former's dulcet overtones.
  • 4 c [Mil] avión (m) teledirigido, avión (m) espía no tripulado

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 2 translations of drone in Spanish:

drone2

vi

  • 1.1 [bee/engine/plane] zumbar a small plane droned past una avioneta pasó zumbando
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    • His voice droned and buzzed in Sean's ears like a hovering bee, more so today than any other day.
    • He had heard that Mileson was very hands-on but still couldn't believe his eyes during an early team talk as the sound of a vacuum cleaner droned in the background.
    • The cicadas droned all the way home, joined by grasshoppers who sounded like gadgets of gears and springs.
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    • There are bumble bees buzzing and droning around my spring flowers.
    • Heading for Utah Beach, Jack, aboard water barge LBW in the 34th Flotilla, heard the buzz of low flying Dakotas as they droned in from the sea towing their camouflaged gliders.
    1.2 [person] hablar con monotonía she droned (on) for hours about Latin verbs siguió horas con la cantinela or la perorata de los verbos latinos [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Most people on the shuttle droned in monotonous tones about subjects so boring it should be a criminal offense to talk about, and the employees were ever cheerful in words, but in expression they belonged in the mental institution.
    • The voice of the teacher droned on monotonously about some mathematical formula, but the normally attentive teenager had other things on his mind.
    • Throughout the entire class I fought to keep myself awake as the teacher droned on in monotone.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more