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brass

 
pronunciation:
braes
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a yellow metal made from melting copper and zinc together.
My tuba is made of brass.
 
definition 2: (often plural) a wind instrument made of brass.
He wants to play one of the brasses, but he can't decide between the trumpet, the cornet, or the French horn.
 
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