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Definitions of "singing"
- The act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing. noun
- Disclosing information, or giving evidence about another. noun
- A gathering for the purpose of singing shape note songs. noun
- Smooth and flowing. adjective
- Producing a whistling sound due to the escape of steam. adjective
- Present participle of sing. verb
- a. & n. from sing, v.
- Of tones, sustained and sonorous, as if produced by a well-trained voice; cantabile.
- The act, process, or result of uttering sounds that are musical in quality or in succession; chanting; cantillation. noun
- The act of telling, narrating, or describing anything in verse. noun
- A sensation as of a prolonged ringing sound in the ears or head; tinnitus aurium. noun
- the act of singing vocal music noun
- disclosing information or giving evidence about another noun
- smooth and flowing adjective
The word "singing" in example sentences
His dismal prolonged howl of protest at such singing effectually ended the song, and Julie called to the animal, "Wise doggy -- to be able to tell singing from _singing_!". [Girl Scouts in the Adirondacks]
For all true singing is of the nature of worship; as indeed all true _working_ may be said to be, -- whereof such _singing_ is but the record, and fit melodious representation, to us.. [Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History]
Who among us truly believes that the unemployment rate -- still stuck way above 9 percent--would be so much lower if Obama had spent the first two years of his term singing lullabies to the chief executives of the Wall Street institutions that enriched themselves at the expense of taxpayers and working people, rather than occasionally seeking to hold them to account?. [Obama's Pivot: Pandering to Business]
That's what they called the singing paddlers throughout the article, a word close enough to the English that it was recognizable, the lilt of the Italian taking you there.. [Death on the Caribbean]
Japanese chess, story-telling, and the samisen fill up the early part of the evening, but later, an agonising performance, which they call singing, begins, which sounds like the very essence of heathenishness, and consists mainly in a prolonged vibrating. [Unbeaten Tracks in Japan]
The sheikhs generally encamped at a little distance from us, and as they were given to nocturnal conversations and monotonous noises which they called singing, we were glad they were not too near.. [Southern Arabia]
That sound is a mere nervous sensation is further proved by the fact that we have disturbances of the auditory nerve which we call singing in the ears.. [The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 122, December, 1867]
One thing is certain: those connections between the hearing and the motor processes we term singing or playing should be made early in life, if they are to reach that degree of facility and general excellence essential to success.. [Voice Production in Singing and Speaking Based on Scientific Principles (Fourth Edition, Revised and Enlarged)]
By those who have investigated the matter, this chanting is believed to have been not what we call singing, but nearly allied to our recitative. [Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects Everyman's Library]
All people who would be kind enough to dress in strange costumes and make odd noises, which they called singing, the earl had carefully engaged, and planted in the best places for making them look still stranger than they were.. [Paul Clifford — Volume 04]
The people should be actively involved in singing the parts that belong to them.. [The Proper Place of Propers]
Moreover, the congregation (50-60 on a usual Sunday at 7 a.m., small probably because of the early hour) joins in singing one of three mass ordinary settings: 'Orbis factor' during the year; 'De angelis' during Christmastide, Eastertide, and on 1st-class feasts; and Kyrie XVII (Kyrie salve) during Advent and Lent.. [St. Benilde Church, Metairie, Lousiana]
No prior experience in singing the Mass or even knowing the Extraordinary Form is necessary!. [Bring Back the High Mass (to regular parishes)]
The music we will be singing is as normative for the ordinary form as it is for the extrordinary form.. [Extraordinary Form, Montgomery, Alabama]
The singing is not perfect (!) but hopefully it will give you an idea of what the Dominican chant sounds like and how these traditions can be used in the 'modern' liturgy.. [Tenebrae at Blackfriars Oxford]
The notion seemed too incredible to be believed, but Jane had not been able to stop herself from staring when the old woman came to an end-of-term singing concert.. [Uprising]