What is another word for Brasses?

Pronunciation: [bɹˈasɪz] (IPA)

Brasses are alloyed metals that are traditionally made up of copper and zinc, resulting in a shiny and corrosion-resistant finish. However, there are several synonyms for brasses that refer to variations of the alloy's composition or color. These include yellow brass, which is primarily composed of copper and zinc, red brass, which contains copper, zinc, and a higher amount of copper than yellow brass, and white brass, which is made up of copper, zinc, and nickel. Additionally, some may use the term brass interchangeably with bronze, as they are both copper alloys and share a similar appearance. Other synonyms for brass include copper alloy and metallic gold.

What are the hypernyms for Brasses?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Alloys, non-ferrous metals, metal alloys.

Usage examples for Brasses

He was getting on-on; he wouldn't polish Brasses and take the lodgers' boots to be mended!...
"The Story of Louie"
Oliver Onions
There was a famous antique shop there-memory of other days-and she wanted to browse a while in search of Brasses and bronzes.
"A Fool and His Money"
George Barr McCutcheon
Arctura was strong and blithe; she could fetch and carry, make fires, wash dishes, clean knives and Brasses, do all that came hardest to us; and could do, in other things, with and for us, what she saw us do.
"We Girls: A Home Story"
Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

Related words: Brasses shawl, Brasses mittens, Brasses necklace, Brasses scarf, Brasses gloves, Brasses hat

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