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Definition of brass
- Brass n
- An alloy of copper and zinc
- A wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
- The persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment" [syn: {administration}, {governance}, {governing body}, {establishment}, {organization}, {organisation}]
- Impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty" [syn: {boldness}, {nerve}, {face}, {cheek}]
- An ornament or utensil made of brass
- The section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments [syn: {brass section}]
- A memorial made of brass [syn: {memorial tablet}, {plaque}]
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