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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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