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BRASS





Definition:

  1. [noun] an alloy of copper and zinc

  2. [noun] 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. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: administration, governance, governing body, establishment, organization, organisation

  4. [noun] impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
    Synonyms: boldness, nerve, face, cheek

  5. [noun] an ornament or utensil made of brass

  6. [noun] the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments
    Synonyms: section

  7. [noun] a memorial made of brass
    Synonyms: memorial tablet, plaque

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