Meaning of BRASS in English

BRASS

1.

Brass is a yellow-coloured metal made from copper and zinc. It is used especially for making ornaments and musical instruments.

The instrument is beautifully made in ~.

N-UNCOUNT

2.

The ~ is the section of an orchestra which consists of ~ wind instruments such as trumpets and horns.

N-SING

3.

If you get down to ~ tacks, you discuss the basic, most important facts of a situation.

Angola’s ruling party was due to get down to ~ tacks today with a debate on the party’s record.

PHRASE: V inflects

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