drone (Verb, intransitive):
1. To utter or make a low, dull, monotonous, humming or murmuring sound. (Where the beetle wheels his droning flight. T. Gray.)
2. To love in idleness; to do nothing. ("Race of droning kings." Dryden.)
1. (Zoöl.) The male of bees, esp. of the honeybee. It gathers no honey. See Honeybee.
(All with united force combine to drive The lazy drones from the laborious hive. Dryden.)
2. One who lives on the labors of others; a lazy, idle fellow; a sluggard. (By living as a drone,to be an unprofitable and unworthy member of so noble and learned a society. Burton.)
integrate (Verb, transitive):
1. To form into one whole; to make entire; to complete; to renew; to restore; to perfect. ("That conquest rounded and integrated the glorious empire." De Quincey.)
(Two distinct substances, the soul and body, go to compound and integrate the man. South.)
2. To indicate the whole of; to give the sum or total of; as, an integrating anemometer, one that indicates or registers the entire action of the wind in a given time.
To a moderate degree; passably; tolerably. ("News indifferent good." Shak.)
1. Not making a difference; having no influence or preponderating weight; involving no preference, concern, or attention; of no account; without significance or importance.
(Dangers are to me indifferent. Shak.)
2. Neither particularly good, not very bad; of a middle state or quality; passable; mediocre.
(The staterooms are in indifferent order. Sir W. Scott.)
3. Not inclined to one side, party, or choice more than to another; neutral; impartial. (Indifferent in his choice to sleep or die. Addison.)
synthesize (Verb, transitive):
1. To combine by synthesis; to unite.
2. To produce by synthesis; as, to synthesize albumin.
1. Not active, but acted upon; suffering or receiving impressions or influences; as, they were passive spectators, not actors in the scene.
The passive air Upbore their nimble tread. Milton.
The mind is wholly passive in the reception of all its simple ideas. Locke.
2. Receiving or enduring without either active sympathy or active resistance; without emotion or excitement; patient; not opposing; unresisting; as, passive obedience; passive submission.
The best virtue, passive fortitude. Massinger.