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  Words related to brass

Related / Similar Words: memorial tablet, plaque, boldness, nerve, face, cheek, administration, governance, governing body, establishment, organization, organisation, brass section

 

Definition:
  • a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece;
  • a memorial made of brass;
  • an ornament or utensil made of brass;
  • impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn''t believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty";
  • 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;
  • the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments;
  • an alloy of copper and zinc;

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    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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