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  • verb Present participle of drone.
  • noun a dull humming

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  • noun an unchanging intonation


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  • My adjectival use: 'Droning planes annoy me.'

    August 22, 2011

  • the act of flying model drones.

    spotted on Sci Fri - interview about RC drones. Not the preferred term for flying drones.

    tweets suggest this is also a word to describe the act of flying a UAV over  a military  target or foreign country. 

    July 26, 2015