Singing flame


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(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.

See also: Singing

References in classic literature ?
It seems that thou art innocent of this offence, and that Baleka, thy sister, is innocent, and that the song which the Mother of the Heavens sang through the singing flames was no true song.
This was followed after his death in 1957 by the publication of further Revolutionary memoirs: The Singing Flame (1978) and Raids and Rallies (1982).