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Bass

The lowest adult male singing voice
His bass voice rings out attractively
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Brass

Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc, in proportions which can be varied to achieve varying mechanical, electrical, and chemical properties. It is a substitutional alloy: atoms of the two constituents may replace each other within the same crystal structure.
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Bass

Denoting the member of a family of instruments that is the lowest in pitch
A bass clarinet
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Brass

A yellowish alloy of copper and zinc, sometimes including small amounts of other metals, but usually 67 percent copper and 33 percent zinc.
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Bass

The low-frequency output of a radio or audio system, corresponding to the bass in music.
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Brass

Ornaments, objects, or utensils made of this alloy.
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Bass

The common European freshwater perch.
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Brass

The section of a band or an orchestra composed of brass instruments.
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Bass

Any of a number of fish similar to or related to the perch.
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Brass

Brass instruments or their players considered as a group.
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Bass

Another term for bast
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Brass

A memorial plaque or tablet made of brass, especially one on which an effigy is incised.
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Bass

Any of various North American freshwater fishes of the family Centrarchidae, especially the largemouth bass and the smallmouth bass.
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Brass

A bushing or similar lining for a bearing, made from a copper alloy.
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Bass

Any of various marine fishes especially of the families Serranidae and Moronidae, and including the sea basses and the striped bass.
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Brass

(Informal) Bold self-assurance; effrontery.
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Bass

A male singing voice of the lowest range.
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Brass

(Slang) High-ranking military officers or other high officials.
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Bass

A singer who has such a voice.
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Brass

Chiefly British Money.
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Bass

An instrument, especially a double bass or bass guitar, that produces tones in a low register.
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Brass

(uncountable) A metallic alloy of copper and zinc used in many industrial and plumbing applications.
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Bass

A vocal or instrumental part written in a low register.
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Brass

A memorial or sepulchral tablet usually made of brass or latten
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Bass

A low-pitched sound or tone
The deep bass of trucks braking on the highway nearby.
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Brass

Fittings, utensils, or other items made of brass
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Bass

The tones in the lowest register of an instrument
A piano that is weak in the treble but has a very full sound in the bass.
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Brass

(music) A class of wind instruments, usually made of metal (such as brass), that use vibrations of the player's lips to produce sound; the section of an orchestra that features such instruments
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Bass

Having a deep tone.
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Brass

Spent shell casings (usually made of brass); the part of the cartridge left over after bullets have been fired.
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Bass

Low in pitch.
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Brass

(uncountable) The colour of brass.
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Bass

Of sound, a voice or an instrument, low in pitch or frequency.
The giant spoke in a deep, bass, rumbling voice that shook me to my boots.
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Brass

High-ranking officers.
The brass are not going to like this.
The brass is not going to like this.
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Bass

A low spectrum of sound tones.
Peter adjusted the equalizer on his audio equipment to emphasize the bass.
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Brass

A brave or foolhardy attitude; impudence.
You've got a lot of brass telling me to do that!
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Bass

A section of musical group that produces low-pitched sound, lower than the baritone and tenor.
The conductor preferred to situate the bass in the middle rear, rather than to one side of the orchestra.
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Brass

Money.
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Bass

One who sings in the bass range.
Halfway through middle school, Edgar morphed from a soprano to a bass, much to the amazement and amusement of his fellow choristers.
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Brass

Inferior composition.
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Bass

(musical instrument) An instrument that plays in the bass range, in particular a double bass, bass guitar, electric bass or bass synthesiser.
The musician swung the bass over his head like an axe and smashed it into the amplifier, creating a discordant howl of noise.
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Brass

A brass nail; a prostitute.
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Bass

The clef sign that indicates that the pitch of the notes is below middle C; a bass clef.
The score had been written without the treble and bass, but it was easy to pick out which was which based on the location of the notes on the staff.
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Brass

Made of brass, of or pertaining to brass.
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Bass

The perch; any of various marine and freshwater fish resembling the perch, all within the order of Perciformes.
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Brass

Of the colour of brass.
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Bass

The fibrous inner bark of the linden or lime tree, used for making mats.
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Brass

(informal) Impertinent, bold: brazen.
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Bass

Fibers from other plants, especially palm trees
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Brass

(slang) Bad, annoying; as wordplay applied especially to brass instruments.
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Bass

Anything made from such fibers, such as a hassock, basket or thick mat.
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Brass

Of inferior composition.
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Bass

To sound in a deep tone.
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Brass

(slang) Brass monkey; cold.
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Bass

An edible, spiny-finned fish, esp. of the genera Roccus, Labrax, and related genera. There are many species.
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Brass

(transitive) To coat with brass.
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Bass

The two American fresh-water species of black bass (genus Micropterus). See Black bass.
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Brass

An alloy (usually yellow) of copper and zinc, in variable proportion, but often containing two parts of copper to one part of zinc. It sometimes contains tin, and rarely other metals.
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Bass

Species of Serranus, the sea bass and rock bass. See Sea bass.
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Brass

A journal bearing, so called because frequently made of brass. A brass is often lined with a softer metal, when the latter is generally called a white metal lining. See Axle box, Journal Box, and Bearing.
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Bass

The southern, red, or channel bass (Sciæna ocellata). See Redfish.
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Brass

Coin made of copper, brass, or bronze.
Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses, nor scrip for your journey.
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Bass

The linden or lime tree, sometimes wrongly called whitewood; also, its bark, which is used for making mats. See Bast.
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Brass

Impudence; a brazen face.
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Bass

A hassock or thick mat.
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Brass

Utensils, ornaments, or other articles of brass.
The very scullion who cleans the brasses.
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Bass

A bass, or deep, sound or tone.
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Brass

A brass plate engraved with a figure or device. Specifically, one used as a memorial to the dead, and generally having the portrait, coat of arms, etc.
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Bass

The lowest part in a musical composition.
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Brass

Lumps of pyrites or sulphuret of iron, the color of which is near to that of brass.
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Bass

Deep or grave in tone.
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Brass

An alloy of copper and zinc
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Bass

To sound in a deep tone.
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Brass

A wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece
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Bass

The lowest part of the musical range
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Brass

The persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something;
He claims that the present administration is corrupt
The governance of an association is responsible to its members
He quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
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Bass

The lowest part in polyphonic music
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Brass

Impudent aggressiveness;
I couldn't believe her boldness
He had the effrontery to question my honesty
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Bass

An adult male singer with the lowest voice
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Brass

An ornament or utensil made of brass
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Bass

The lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
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Brass

The section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments
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Bass

Any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)
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Brass

A memorial made of brass
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Bass

The lowest adult male singing voice
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Bass

The member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
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Bass

Nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes
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Bass

Having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range;
A deep voice
A bass voice is lower than a baritone voice
A bass clarinet
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