Singing

Sing"ing

(?), a. & n. from Sing, v.
[1913 Webster]

Singing bird. (Zol.) (a) Popularly, any bird that sings; a song bird. (b) Specifically, any one of the Oscines. -- Singing book, a book containing music for singing; a book of tunes. -- Singing falcon or Singing hawk. (Zol.) See Chanting falcon, under Chanting. -- Singing fish (Zol.), a California toadfish (Porichthys porosissimus), called also midshipman; -- so called because it produces a buzzing sound with its air bladder. -- Singing flame (Acoustics), a flame, as of hydrogen or coal gas, burning within a tube and so adjusted as to set the air within the tube in vibration, causing sound. The apparatus is called also chemical harmonicon. -- Singing master, a man who teaches vocal music. -- Singing school, a school in which persons are instructed in singing.
[1913 Webster]

 

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