Translation of "brass" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /brɑːs/ us /bræs/

brass noun (METAL)

C1 [ U ] a bright yellow metal made from copper and zinc

The door handles were made of brass. 门把手是黄铜做的。
the brass C2 [ S ]

the group of brass instruments or players in a band or orchestra

The brass seems to me to be too loud in this recording. 我觉得这张唱片中铜管乐器部分似乎太响了。

[ C ] a thin piece of brass on the floor or wall in a church, with a picture or writing cut into it

The church has several beautiful medieval brasses. 这个教堂有几块精美的中世纪黄铜纪念牌。

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brass noun (CONFIDENCE)

[ U ] UK informal complete confidence and lack of fear

I don't know how she has the brass to do it. 我不懂她怎么有脸做那事。

brass noun (MONEY)

[ U ] UK old-fashioned informal money


brassadjective [ before noun ]

uk /brɑːs/ us /bræs/

(of a musical instrument) made of metal and played by blowing

The trumpet and trombone are brass instruments. 小号和长号是铜管乐器。
He plays in the brass section of the orchestra. 他在管弦乐队的铜管乐器组作乐手。

(Translation of “brass” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)