- high-ranking military officers.
- any very important officials.
Origin of brass
OTHER WORDS FROM brassbrassish, adjective
Words nearby brass
How to use brass in a sentence
A small group of vanguard companies have proven that it’s possible for every employee to enjoy the fruits of ownership—for everyone at work to be a self-managing “micropreneur” blessed with autonomy and a shot at the brass ring.The biggest problem with capitalism? Not enough capitalists|jakemeth|November 21, 2020|Fortune
For the previous 28 years of the competition, finalists of Brandstorm have presented their pitches in person to members of the company’s top brass in Paris.‘Focus on quality over quantity’: Why companies like L’Oreal are now aiming to use virtual events for recruiting|Kristina Monllos|November 9, 2020|Digiday
This sprinkler features 20 precision brass nozzles for gentle and even coverage of up to 3,600 square feet.
For the theremin’s 100th anniversary, Moog unveils the gorgeous Claravox Centennial — With a walnut cabinet, brass antennas and a plethora of wonderful knobs and dials, the Claravox looks like it emerged from a prewar recording studio.
With a walnut cabinet, brass antennas and a plethora of wonderful knobs and dials, the Claravox looks like it emerged from a prewar recording studio, as indeed is the intention.For the theremin’s 100th anniversary, Moog unveils the gorgeous Claravox Centennial|Devin Coldewey|October 22, 2020|TechCrunch
But that project ran into serious hurdles with the network brass.Life After ‘Winter’s Bone’: Debra Granik on Finding J. Law and the Plight of the Female Director|Marlow Stern|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So maybe we should take a lesson from women with brass ovaries: comedy and feminism are longstanding bedfellows.
But even as he was receiving awards, the military brass was processing his discharge—they had found out he was transgender.Yes to LGB, No to T: The Pentagon Still Has a Transgender Ban|Tim Mak|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Violation of gravitas is being taken ‘extremely seriously’ by army top brass, source says.
A source said that while the video may be entertaining, the incident is being taken ‘extremely seriously’ by army top brass.
They were provided with sails and twelve oars each, and a falconet, or small brass cannon.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
"I wonder if 'twas a brass drum, such as has 'Eblubust Unum' printed on't," said Mrs. Slocum.
Picture frames, nicely moulded in brass, were made here in 1825, by a modeller named Maurice Garvey.
The air was heavy with the perfume of frankincense which smouldered in a brass vessel set upon a tray.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Latten, the term given to thin sheets of brass, was formerly applied to sheets of tinned iron.
British Dictionary definitions for brass
- the large family of wind instruments including the trumpet, trombone, French horn, etc, each consisting of a brass tube blown directly by means of a cup- or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
- (sometimes functioning as plural) instruments of this family forming a section in an orchestra
- (as modifier)a brass ensemble
Other words from brassRelated adjective: brazen
Word Origin for brass
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Other Idioms and Phrases with brass
In addition to the idioms beginning with brass
- brass hat
- brass ring
- bold as brass
- double in brass
- get down to brass tacks