beta brass


an alloy consisting of nearly equal proportions of copper and zinc.

Nearby words

  1. bet on the wrong horse,
  2. bet one's ass,
  3. bet.,
  4. beta,
  5. beta blocker,
  6. beta carotene,
  7. beta cell,
  8. beta coefficient,
  9. beta crucis,
  10. beta decay

Origin of beta brass

First recorded in 1910–15 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019