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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Singing \Sing"ing\, a. & n. from Sing, v. [1913 Webster] Singing bird. (Zool.) (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. (Zool.) See Chanting falcon, under Chanting. Singing fish (Zool.), 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]