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Synonyms for brass

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Synonyms for brass

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

impudent aggressiveness

an ornament or utensil made of brass

the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments

a memorial made of brass

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The bands will each present individual programs and then the combined 90 brass and percussion players will join forces for the grand finale and encore performance.
'So when we grew older, we began learning the art of working brass into impressive utensils from our cousin.
Back in the days when security was better in the country, many foreigners would visit our market and purchase brass items.
The festival opens with Women and Brass at Gala Theatre on Friday July 13, a concert celebrating legendary band leader Ivy Benson, whose all-girl band became one of the most popular dance bands during the war years and beyond.
Around 30 brass bands, from all over the North of England, are registered to compete in a March & Hymn Tune Contest in the town's Thornton Square on Sunday.
Set in Yorkshire 10 years on from the miners' strikes of the mid 80s the play tells the story of the Grimley Colliery Brass Band which is struggling to carry on in the face of the pit being recommended for closure and the band's determination to get to the finals of the national championships at London's Royal Albert Hall.
I was actually astounded that he loaded mixed manufacturers of brass and then proceeded to compare it against new, consistent, single-manufacture Starline brass--from the same lot, no less!
I had saved every case, so I had lots of brass. I bought a single-stage press and proceeded to reload.
Global Brass and Copper Holdings Inc (NYSE:BRSS) revealed on Monday that Bill Toler takes over as executive vice president (EVP) of Strategic Planning and Development of the company and Dale Taylor as president of Olin Brass, both as of 3 April 2017.
The Olympus shelving unit from ELK's Sterling brand couples an aged brass finish with white and gray wood drawers.
A Yes, the direction in which the empty brass is ejected can be altered and relatively easily.
Youngsters at The Grove Primary School, in Consett, were the first to benefit from Big Brass Bash, one strand of this year's Durham Brass Festival.
Issues: The court analyzed whether Brass Trucking distributed appreciated intangible assets to Brass under Sec.
BRASS band and classical music performances are set to continue at the Tyneside seafront this summer.