brass : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an alloy of copper and zinc
- n a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
- n the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
- n impudent aggressiveness
- n an ornament or utensil made of brass
- n the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments
- n a memorial made of brass
- The pride of many an English country church is its brassnot the personages in the pews but the medieval nobles whose likenesses, engraved on brass plates, are lovingly laid into .
- Nor, until recently, did it bother the military brass at the bases.
- One hundred years ago, Americans spent their Sunday afternoons tapping their feet to the boom and oompah of a big brass band.
News & Articles
- Top brass digs in, defends system in sex-assault hearing
Top brass digs in, defends system in sex-assault hearing San Antonio Express-News Copyright 2013 San Antonio Express-News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 2:29 am, Wednesday, June 5, 2013 The epidemic of sexual assault within U.S. armed forces has reached the point that the Senate's premier combat war hero bluntly warned ...
June 13, 2013 - San Antonio Express-News
- Sink and Tap Specialists Brass & Traditional Sinks Launch New Elegant Range of Fine-Quality Chambord Sinks
Brass & Traditional Sinks speak out about how delighted they are to be one of the first UK suppliers of Chambord’s elegant new range of fine-quality single and ceramic sinks. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/sinks/chambordsinks/prweb10821750.htm
June 11, 2013 - PRWeb
- Lee Brass launches new website devoted to latest info on lead free water distribution systems
ANNISTON, Ala., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lee Brass has launched a new website, www.leefreeinfo.com , which features the most up to date information on certification requirements for the nation's ...
June 10, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Mike Slive in ESPN
The brass ring was there for a lot of different teams to grab it,SEC commissioner and BCS coordinator Mike Slive said during a conference call Sunday night. "Sometimes they did and sometimes they didn't, and when they didn't it allowed two...
- Andrew Cuomo in Expressindia.com
It seems only fair that top executives should shoulder their fair share of these difficult economic times,Cuomo said. "It would send exactly the wrong message for Citigroup's top brass to collect bonuses while investors, taxpayers and now...
- Craig Ferguson in San Francisco Chronicle
There (are) congressman, senators there, military brass, the Cabinet and I sit at the top table with the president and the first lady,Ferguson said. "And I am thinking, 'Does he know I can't be kicked out now?' "