brass · noun U /brɑːs/Full view
brass (METAL)
C1 a shiny yellow metal
Dictionary example:

a door with a brass handle

Learner example:

The dark marble is easy to keep clean and the solid brass handles look luxur[ious]. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Swedish)

brass (MUSIC)
C2 the group of musical instruments made from brass
Dictionary example:

a brass band

Learner example:

I liked it so much that I decided to become a brass band musician myself. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; French)

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