Word of the Day
A drone is a male bee involved in bee reproduction. A worker bee, which produces honey, is different from a drone.
Drones are associated with laziness or a lack of meaningful labor because they’re existence is devoted to a single purpose. For this reason, the word "drone" might be used to describe office workers whose work is monotonous or boring.
Sometimes the word "drone" means to talk in a way that is monotonous or boring.
Recently, the word "drone" is used to describe an unmanned aircraft used by the military. The operator of the aircraft is in a remote location nearby or thousands of miles away.
This is a drone.
Drones may have commercial uses in the future, delivering small packages or food; however, there are concerns regarding safety. Police departments are interested in using drones for public safety, but some people are concerned that aerial surveillance in the United States will lead to a loss of privacy.
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Published on February 24, 2014