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Brass

n.1.An alloy (usually yellow) of copper and zinc, in variable proportion, but often containing two parts of copper to one part of zinc. It sometimes contains tin, and rarely other metals.
2.(Mach.) A journal bearing, so called because frequently made of brass. A brass is often lined with a softer metal, when the latter is generally called a white metal lining. See Axle box, Journal Box, and Bearing.
3.Coin made of copper, brass, or bronze.
Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses, nor scrip for your journey.
- Matt. x. 9.
4.Impudence; a brazen face.
5.Utensils, ornaments, or other articles of brass.
The very scullion who cleans the brasses.
- Hopkinson.
6.A brass plate engraved with a figure or device. Specifically, one used as a memorial to the dead, and generally having the portrait, coat of arms, etc.
7.(Mining) Lumps of pyrites or sulphuret of iron, the color of which is near to that of brass.
Brass band
(Mus.) a band of musicians who play upon wind instruments made of brass, as trumpets, cornets, etc.
Brass foil
brass made into very thin sheets; - called also Dutch gold.
Noun1.brass - an alloy of copper and zinc
2.brass - a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
3.brass - 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"
4.brass - impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
Synonyms: boldness, nerve, cheek, face
5.brass - an ornament or utensil made of brass
6.Brassbrass - the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments
Synonyms: brass section
7.Brassbrass - a memorial made of brass
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BRAP
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Brash
brash oak
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brashness
Brashy
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Brasil
Brasilia
brasilin
Brasque
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brass band
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Brass foil
brass hat
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brass knucks
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