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English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

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  • Brass — For other uses, see Brass (disambiguation). Brass die, along with zinc and copper samples. Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc; the proportions of zinc and copper can be varied to create a range of brasses with varying properties.[1] In …   Wikipedia

  • Brass tacks — is an object used in the popular expression get down to brass tacks .The expression usually means clearing out confusing details and finding out the real facts about something. The etymology of the expression is unclear. It may have roots in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Brass Eye — Format Mockumentary Created by Chris Morris Starring Chris Morris Country of origin United Kingdom No. of episodes …   Wikipedia

  • Brass monkey — is the name of various people and things. In several cases, the people and things were named after, or as an allusion to, the colloquial expression.*Brass monkey (colloquial expression), meaning something solid and inert that can only be affected …   Wikipedia

  • Brass instrument — A brass instrument is a musical instrument whose tone is produced by vibration of the lips as the player blows into a tubular resonator. They are also called labrosones , literally meaning lip vibrated instruments (Baines, 1993).There are two… …   Wikipedia

  • Brass quintet — A brass quintet is a five piece musical ensemble composed of brass instruments. The most common instrumentation is two trumpets or cornets, one French horn, one trombone or euphoniumbaritone, and one tuba or bass trombone. As an ensemble type,… …   Wikipedia

  • Brass monkey (colloquial expression) — This article is about the colloquial expression. For other uses of the term, see Brass monkey (disambiguation). The Brass Monkey of Stanthorpe, Queensland the place known for its brass monkey weather , complete with a set of balls The phrase cold …   Wikipedia

  • Brass band sections in the United Kingdom — There are five main brass band sections in the United Kingdom: Championship, First, Second, Third, and Fourth. The top bands are in the Championship section, and the bottom ones are in the Fourth section. Sometimes, a Youth section is also used,… …   Wikipedia

  • Brass Band Sections in Britain — There are five main brass band sections in Great Britain: Championship, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. The top bands are in the Championship section, and the bottom ones in the 4th section. Sometimes, a Youth Section is also used, although this is not… …   Wikipedia

  • brass — 1. noun /bɹɑːs,bɹæs/ a) A metallic alloy of copper and zinc used in many industrial and plumbing applications. The brass are not going to like this. b) A class of wind instruments, usually made of metal (such as brass), that us …   Wiktionary

  • brass foil — Dutch Dutch, a. [D. duitsch German; or G. deutsch, orig., popular, national, OD. dietsc, MHG. diutsch, tiutsch, OHG. diutisk, fr. diot, diota, a people, a nation; akin to AS. pe[ o]d, OS. thiod, thioda, Goth. piuda; cf. Lith. tauta land, OIr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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