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  • 1Brass — Brass, n.; pl. {Brasses}. [OE. bras, bres, AS. br[ae]s; akin to Icel. bras cement, solder, brasa to harden by fire, and to E. braze, brazen. Cf. 1st & 2d {Braze}.] 1. An alloy (usually yellow) of copper and zinc, in variable proportion, but often …

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  • 2Brass band — Brass Brass, n.; pl. {Brasses}. [OE. bras, bres, AS. br[ae]s; akin to Icel. bras cement, solder, brasa to harden by fire, and to E. braze, brazen. Cf. 1st & 2d {Braze}.] 1. An alloy (usually yellow) of copper and zinc, in variable proportion, but …

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  • 3Brass foil — Brass Brass, n.; pl. {Brasses}. [OE. bras, bres, AS. br[ae]s; akin to Icel. bras cement, solder, brasa to harden by fire, and to E. braze, brazen. Cf. 1st & 2d {Braze}.] 1. An alloy (usually yellow) of copper and zinc, in variable proportion, but …

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  • 4Brass leaf — Brass Brass, n.; pl. {Brasses}. [OE. bras, bres, AS. br[ae]s; akin to Icel. bras cement, solder, brasa to harden by fire, and to E. braze, brazen. Cf. 1st & 2d {Braze}.] 1. An alloy (usually yellow) of copper and zinc, in variable proportion, but …

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  • 5Brass instrument — A brass instrument is a musical instrument whose tone is produced by vibration of the lips as the player blows into a tubular resonator. They are also called labrosones , literally meaning lip vibrated instruments (Baines, 1993).There are two… …

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  • 6Brass — For other uses, see Brass (disambiguation). Brass die, along with zinc and copper samples. Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc; the proportions of zinc and copper can be varied to create a range of brasses with varying properties.[1] In …

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  • 7Brass band (British style) — A British style brass band is a musical ensemble comprising a standardised range of brass and percussion instruments. The modern form of the brass band in the United Kingdom dates back to the 19th century, with a vibrant tradition of competition… …

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  • 8Brass knuckles — For the album by Nelly, see Brass Knuckles (album). Brass knuckles carried by Abraham Lincoln s bodyguards during his train ride through Baltimore. Brass knuckles, also sometimes called Cocks, Knuckles, knucks, brass knucks, or knuckleduster …

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  • 9Brass Era car — 1905 Jackson Model C A Royal Tourist model US Army vehicle, circa 1906. The v …

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  • 10Brass Castle, New Jersey — Infobox Settlement official name = Brass Castle, New Jersey settlement type = CDP nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Map of Brass Castle CDP in Warren County… …

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  • 11brass foil — Dutch Dutch, a. [D. duitsch German; or G. deutsch, orig., popular, national, OD. dietsc, MHG. diutsch, tiutsch, OHG. diutisk, fr. diot, diota, a people, a nation; akin to AS. pe[ o]d, OS. thiod, thioda, Goth. piuda; cf. Lith. tauta land, OIr.… …

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  • 12brass knuckles — Knuckle Knuc kle, n. [OE. knokel, knokil, AS. cuncel; akin to D. knokkel, OFries. knokele, knokle, G. kn[ o]chel, Sw. knoge, Dan. knokkel, G. knochen bone, and perh. to E. knock.] 1. The joint of a finger, particularly when made prominent by the… …

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  • 13Drake's Plate of Brass — The so called Drake s Plate of Brass. Note the hole in the lower right. The real plate was described as displaying the queen s portrait on a sixpence coin through a hole in the plate. The so called Drake s Plate of Brass is a forgery that… …

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  • 14Canadian Brass — The Canadian Brass are a brass quintet founded by Charles Daellenbach and Gene Watts in 1970. In addition to maintaining a heavy international touring schedule, the Canadian Brass have recorded over eighty CDs and DVDs. They have commissioned,… …

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  • 15Axel Brass — Superherobox caption= Axel Doc Brass . Art by John Cassaday. character name=Axel Brass publisher=Wildstorm debut= Planetary #1 creators=Warren Ellis John Cassaday.Axel Brass is a fictional character from the comic book Planetary . He is… …

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  • 16latten brass — Latten Lat ten, n. [OE. latoun, laton, OF. laton, F. laiton, prob. fr. OF. late lath, F. latte; because made in thin plates; cf. It. latta a sheet of tinned iron, tin plate. F. latte is of German origin. See {Lath} a thin board.] [1913 Webster] 1 …

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  • 17Pitch of brass instruments — The following is a comparison table of the pitch of the common brass instruments in descending order of pitch. Whereas it is usually quite easy to determine whether an instrument is pitched in, say, F or B♭ or E♭, it is not always obvious which… …

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  • 18White brass — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …

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  • 19Brasses — Brass Brass, n.; pl. {Brasses}. [OE. bras, bres, AS. br[ae]s; akin to Icel. bras cement, solder, brasa to harden by fire, and to E. braze, brazen. Cf. 1st & 2d {Braze}.] 1. An alloy (usually yellow) of copper and zinc, in variable proportion, but …

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  • 20Dutch gold — Brass Brass, n.; pl. {Brasses}. [OE. bras, bres, AS. br[ae]s; akin to Icel. bras cement, solder, brasa to harden by fire, and to E. braze, brazen. Cf. 1st & 2d {Braze}.] 1. An alloy (usually yellow) of copper and zinc, in variable proportion, but …

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