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  Definition of brass
  1. a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
  2. a memorial made of brass
  3. an ornament or utensil made of brass
  4. impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn''t believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
  5. 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 rec
  6. the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments
  7. an alloy of copper and zinc
Similar Words: memorial tablet, plaque, boldness, nerve, face, cheek, administration, governance, governing body, establishment, organization, organisation, brass section

 

Hyponyms: baritone, baritone horn, bass horn, sousaphone, tuba, bugle, clarion, cornet, horn, trumpet, trump, flugelhorn, fluegelhorn, French horn, saxhorn, trombone, audacity, audaciousness, Curia, top brass, executive, judiciary, bench, county council, government officials, officialdom, management, trumpet section, alpha-beta brass, Muntz metal, yellow metal, alpha brass, bearing brass, cartridge brass, gilding metal, high brass, latten, low brass, ormolu, red brass, guinea gold

 

Part Meronyms: government, authorities, regime

 

Derivational Morphology: cheek, confront, face, form, organize, organise, mastermind, engineer, direct, orchestrate, coordinate, administer, administrate

 

Anagrams: Basra, sabra

 

Language Translations:
Danish: messing   Dutch: messing  
Esperanto: latuno   French: laiton  
German: Messing   Italian: ottone  
Latvian: misiņš   Maltese: ram  
Polish: mosiądz   Russian: латунь  
Spanish: latón   Telugu: ఇత్తడి  
 
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