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Engelsk navneord: brass

1. brass (om masse el. substans) an alloy of copper and zinc


Mindre specifikke termercopper-base alloy


Mere specifikke termeralpha brass, alpha-beta brass, bearing brass, cartridge brass, gilding metal, guinea gold, high brass, latten, low brass, Muntz metal, ormolu, red brass, yellow metal


Vedrører disse specifikke termeratomic number 29, copper, Cu

2. brass (om genstand) 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


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)brass instrument


Mindre specifikke termerwind, wind instrument


Mere specifikke termerbaritone, baritone horn, bass horn, bugle, clarion, cornet, fluegelhorn, flugelhorn, French horn, horn, horn, saxhorn, sousaphone, trombone, trump, trumpet, tuba


Omfatter disse specifikke termervalve

3. brass (om gruppe) the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)administration, establishment, governance, governing body, organisation, organization


Mindre specifikke termerbody


Mere specifikke termerbench, county council, Curia, executive, government officials, judiciary, management, officialdom, top brass


Omfatter disse specifikke termerhierarchy, pecking order, power structure


Omfatter disse overordnede termerauthorities, government, regime


Tilhører disse specifikke termeradvisory board, planning board

4. brass (om egenskab) impudent aggressiveness


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI couldn't believe her boldness.
He had the effrontery to question my honesty.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)boldness, cheek, face, nerve


Mindre specifikke termeraggressiveness


Mere specifikke termeraudaciousness, audacity

5. brass (om genstand) an ornament or utensil made of brass


Mindre specifikke termerdecoration, ornament, ornamentation

6. brass (om gruppe) the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)brass section


Mindre specifikke termersection


Mere specifikke termertrumpet section

7. brass (om genstand) a memorial made of brass


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)memorial tablet, plaque


Mindre specifikke termermemorial, monument









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