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Definition of Whistling
WhistlingWhistle Whis"tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Whistled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Whistling.] [AS. hwistlian; akin to Sw. hvissla, Dan.
hvisle, Icel. hv[=i]sla to whisper, and E. whisper. [root]43.
1. To make a kind of musical sound, or series of sounds, by
forcing the breath through a small orifice formed by
contracting the lips; also, to emit a similar sound, or
series of notes, from the mouth or beak, as birds.
The weary plowman leaves the task of day, And,
trudging homeward, whistles on the way. --Gay.
2. To make a shrill sound with a wind or steam instrument,
somewhat like that made with the lips; to blow a sharp,
3. To sound shrill, or like a pipe; to make a sharp, shrill
sound; as, a bullet whistles through the air.
The wild winds whistle, and the billows roar.
--Pope. WhistlingWhistling Whis"tling,
a. & n. from Whistle, v.
Whistling buoy. (Naut.) See under Buoy.
Whistling coot (Zo["o]l.), the American black scoter.
Whistling Dick. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) An Australian shrike thrush (Colluricincla Selbii).
(b) The song thrush. [Prov. Eng.]
Whistling duck. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The golden-eye.
(b) A tree duck.
Whistling eagle (Zo["o]l.), a small Australian eagle
(Haliastur sphenurus); -- called also whistling hawk,
and little swamp eagle.
Whistling plover. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The golden plover.
(b) The black-bellied, or gray, plover.
Whistling snipe (Zo["o]l.), the American woodcock.
Whistling swan. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The European whooper swan; -- called also wild swan,
(b) An American swan (Olor columbianus). See under Swan.
Whistling teal (Zo["o]l.), a tree duck, as Dendrocygna
awsuree of India.
Whistling thrush. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any one of several species of singing birds of the genus
Myiophonus, native of Asia, Australia, and the East
Indies. They are generally black, glossed with blue, and
have a patch of bright blue on each shoulder. Their note
is a loud and clear whistle.
(b) The song thrush. [Prov. Eng.]
Meaning of Whistling from wikipedia
- Whistling without
the use of an artificial whistle
a small opening
with one's lips, usually after applying moisture
"could be made illegal" under
convention". The Daily
8, 2012. Retrieved December
18, 2014. "'Wolf-whistling
- the Whistling Straits courses
in Haven, the promotional
and postal address
is Kohler, site of The American
Club. The courses
- The black-bellied whistling
duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis), formerly called
the black-bellied tree duck, is a whistling
duck that breeds
from the southernmost...
resonances, whistling telephone
wires, and idling circular
saws. Vessel flute
(acoustics of whistles
and tunable whistles
) Low whistle
- Whistled languages
to emulate speech
communication. A whistled language
is a system
of whistled communication which
- Whistling Woods International
is a film, communication
arts institute located
in Mumbai, India. The institute
by the Indian
- subfamily. Whistling ducks
were first described
by Carl Linnaeus
in the 10th edition
of Systema Naturae
in 1758: the black-bellied whistling
in the Dark may refer
in the Dark (1933 film), a comedy crime
from a Broadway
play of the same title Whistling
and the northwest). Also called
the whistling eagle
hawk, it is named
for its loud whistling
it often gives
in flight. Some...
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