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brass

noun

1 brass

An alloy of copper and zinc.

Roget 41: mixture, admixture, commixture, commixtion; commixion, intermixture, alloyage, matrimony; junction etc. 43; combination etc. 48; ... show more

Dutch: geelkoper, messing
Polish: mosiądz



2 brass

A wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece.

synonym: brass instrument.

Dutch: bugel, geelkoper, koper, messing
Polish: instrument dęty blaszany

3 brass

The persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something.

synonyms: administration, establishment, governance, governing body, organisation, organization.

Dutch: bestuur, bestuursorgaan
Polish: organ władzy

4 brass

Impudent aggressiveness.

synonyms: boldness, cheek, face, nerve.

Roget 885: insolence; haughtiness etc. adj.; arrogance, airs; overbearance; domineering etc. v.; tyranny etc. 739.    ... show more

Polish: zadziorność, zaczepność

5 brass

An ornament or utensil made of brass.

6 brass

The section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments.

synonym: brass section.

7 brass

A memorial made of brass.

synonyms: memorial tablet, plaque.

Dutch: gedenksteen, plaket, plateau
Polish: plakieta


Moby thesaurus: ADC, CO, Establishment, German band, OD, Philharmonic, VIP, aide, aide-de-camp, alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, arch, aristocracy, aureate, ballad horn, band, baritone, baron ... show more.

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