Singing flame
Singing Sing"ing, a. & n. from {Sing}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Singing bird}. (Zo["o]l.) (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}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Chanting falcon}, under {Chanting}.

{Singing fish} (Zo["o]l.), 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • singing flame — noun : musical flame * * * singing flame noun A flame that gives a musical note in a tube • • • Main Entry: ↑sing * * * singing flame, a flame, such as a gas jet, which, when burned in a tube of proper length, produces a clear, musical note …   Useful english dictionary

  • Singing — Sing ing, a. & n. from {Sing}, v. [1913 Webster] {Singing bird}. (Zo[ o]l.) (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singing bird — Singing Sing ing, a. & n. from {Sing}, v. [1913 Webster] {Singing bird}. (Zo[ o]l.) (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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singing book — Singing Sing ing, a. & n. from {Sing}, v. [1913 Webster] {Singing bird}. (Zo[ o]l.) (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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singing falcon — Singing Sing ing, a. & n. from {Sing}, v. [1913 Webster] {Singing bird}. (Zo[ o]l.) (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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singing fish — Singing Sing ing, a. & n. from {Sing}, v. [1913 Webster] {Singing bird}. (Zo[ o]l.) (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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singing hawk — Singing Sing ing, a. & n. from {Sing}, v. [1913 Webster] {Singing bird}. (Zo[ o]l.) (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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singing master — Singing Sing ing, a. & n. from {Sing}, v. [1913 Webster] {Singing bird}. (Zo[ o]l.) (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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Singing school — Singing Sing ing, a. & n. from {Sing}, v. [1913 Webster] {Singing bird}. (Zo[ o]l.) (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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flame-bladed sword — A flame bladed sword or wave bladed sword has a characteristically undulating style of blade. The wave in the blade is often considered to contribute a flame like quality to the appearance of a sword. While largely decorative, some attributes of… …   Wikipedia

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