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brass



noun
1. an alloy of copper and zinc (Freq. 11)
Hypernyms:
copper-base alloy
Hyponyms:
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
Substance Meronyms:
copper, Cu, atomic number 29
2. 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 (Freq. 2)
Syn:
brass instrument
Derivationally related forms:
brassy
Hypernyms:
wind instrument, wind
Hyponyms:
baritone, baritone horn, bass horn, sousaphone, tuba,
bugle, clarion, cornet, horn, trumpet, trump,
flugelhorn, fluegelhorn, French horn, saxhorn, trombone
Part Meronyms:
valve
3. the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something (Freq. 1)
- 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
Derivationally related forms:
organise (for: organisation), organize (for: organization), administer (for: administration)
Hypernyms:
body
Hyponyms:
Curia, top brass, executive, judiciary, bench,
county council, government officials, officialdom, management
Part Holonyms:
government, authorities, regime
Member Meronyms:
advisory board, planning board
Part Meronyms:
hierarchy, power structure, pecking order
4. impudent aggressiveness (Freq. 1)
- I couldn't believe her boldness
- he had the effrontery to question my honesty
Syn:
boldness, nerve, face, cheek
Derivationally related forms:
cheeky (for: cheek), cheek (for: cheek), face (for: face), brassy, nervy (for: nerve)
Hypernyms:
aggressiveness
Hyponyms:
audacity, audaciousness
5. an ornament or utensil made of brass (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms:
decoration, ornament, ornamentation
6. the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments
Syn:
brass section
Derivationally related forms:
brassy
Hypernyms:
section
Hyponyms:
trumpet section
7. a memorial made of brass
Syn:
memorial tablet, plaque
Hypernyms:
memorial, monument

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