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Translation of "brass" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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