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Brass

noun

  • S: (n) memorial tablet , plaque a memorial made of brass.
  • S: (n) brass instrument 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.
  • S: (n) boldness , cheek , face , nerve impudent aggressiveness. (I couldn't believe her boldness | he had the effrontery to question my honesty)
  • S: (n) administration , establishment , governance , governing body , organisation , organization 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)
  • S: (n) brass section the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments.

Thesaurus

  • a:25: brass instrument; administration; governance; governing body; establishment; organization; organisation; boldness; nerve; face; cheek; brass section; memorial tablet; plaque;i:14; aggressiveness;i:15; body;i:16; copper-base alloy;i:17; decoration;i:18; memorial;i:19; monument;i:20; ornament;i:21; ornamentation;i:22; section;i:23; wind;i:24; wind instrument;

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