Sing"ing(?), a. & n. from Sing, v.
(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. --
Chanting falcon, under Chanting. --
(Zol.), a California toadfish (Porichthys porosissimus), called also
midshipman; -- so called because it produces a buzzing sound with its air bladder. --
(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.
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