Translation of "brass" - English-Traditional 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. 門把手是黃銅做的。
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. 我覺得這張唱片中銅管樂器部分似乎太響了。

[ 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. 這個教堂有幾塊精美的中世紀黃銅紀念牌。

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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. 我不懂她怎麽有臉做那事。

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. 小號和長號是銅管樂器。
He plays in the brass section of the orchestra. 他在管弦樂團的銅管樂器組當樂手。

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