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Spanish translation of “brass”

brass

noun /braːs/
an alloy of copper and zinc
latón
This plate is made of brass (also adjective) a brass doorknocker.
(music) wind musical instruments which are made of brass or other metal
metales
One of his earliest compositions was a march written for brass and strings.
brassy adjective
de latón
the brassy sound of the trumpet.
brass band noun singular or plural (music) a band of players of (mainly) brass wind instruments
banda, charanga
The local brass band were playing when we arrived.
brass instrument noun (music) a musical wind instrument made of metal such as a trombone or a trumpet.
Instrumento de Metal
brass neck noun shameless cheek or impudence
cara dura, descaro
Despite always being late for work, she had the brass neck to ask for a pay rise.
get down to brass tacks (informal) to deal with basic principles or matters
ir al grano
Let’s stop arguing about nothing and get down to brass tacks.
(Definition of brass from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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