Definition of UAV noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

UAV

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌjuː eɪ ˈviː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌjuː eɪ ˈviː//
 
(pl. UAVs)
 
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the abbreviation for unmanned aerial vehicle (an aircraft without a pilot, controlled from the ground or by a computer on board) synonym drone (5) The UAVs could be used for surveillance of possible enemy activity.