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1. instrument

noun. ['ˈɪnstrəmənt'] a device that requires skill for proper use.

Synonyms

  • optical instrument
  • sonograph
  • analyzer
  • measuring device
  • analyser
  • plotter
  • whip
  • extractor
  • cauterant
  • navigational instrument
  • surveyor's instrument
  • arm
  • cautery
  • surveying instrument
  • measuring system
  • device
  • measuring instrument
  • instrument of execution
  • tracer
  • weapon system
  • engine
  • weapon
  • drafting instrument
  • instrument of punishment
  • scientific instrument

Antonyms

  • fear
  • unobvious
  • disappear
  • long

Etymology

  • instrumentum (Latin)
  • instruo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Brass Instrument

Sentences with brass-instrument


1. Noun Phrase
In this article, you'll learn how to remove dents to the bell and tubing of brass instruments.

2. Noun Phrase
These instruments are related to modern brass instruments, but were not made of metal.

3. Noun Phrase
Valves are used to create different pitches in brass instruments.

4. Noun Phrase
All brass instruments share the same type of mouthpiece.

2. instrument

noun. ['ˈɪnstrəmənt'] the means whereby some act is accomplished.

Synonyms

  • tool
  • way
  • means

Antonyms

  • listed security
  • insecurity
  • insecureness
  • danger

Etymology

  • instrumentum (Latin)
  • instruo (Latin)

3. instrument

noun. ['ˈɪnstrəmənt'] a person used by another to gain an end.

Synonyms

  • pawn
  • cat's-paw
  • supporter
  • helper
  • assistant

Antonyms

  • authorized
  • unauthorized
  • behave
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • instrumentum (Latin)
  • instruo (Latin)

4. instrument

noun. ['ˈɪnstrəmənt'] the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process.

Synonyms

  • participant role
  • instrumental role

Antonyms

  • confine
  • spell
  • birth

Etymology

  • instrumentum (Latin)
  • instruo (Latin)

5. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] an alloy of copper and zinc.

Synonyms

  • Muntz metal
  • low brass
  • gilding metal
  • copper
  • copper-base alloy
  • alpha-beta brass
  • yellow metal
  • alpha brass
  • ormolu
  • latten
  • guinea gold
  • Cu
  • atomic number 29
  • red brass
  • high brass
  • cartridge brass

Antonyms

  • rear
  • windward
  • avoid
  • back

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece.

Synonyms

  • French horn
  • trumpet
  • fluegelhorn
  • valve
  • horn
  • bass horn
  • baritone horn
  • flugelhorn
  • clarion
  • trombone
  • sousaphone
  • wind
  • baritone
  • brass instrument
  • tuba
  • saxhorn
  • trump
  • wind instrument
  • cornet

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • enfranchisement
  • artifact

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] impudent aggressiveness.

Synonyms

  • aggressiveness
  • face
  • boldness
  • audaciousness
  • cheek
  • nerve

Antonyms

  • soft
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] an ornament or utensil made of brass.

Synonyms

  • ornament
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • porosity
  • thickness
  • thin

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something.

Synonyms

  • regime
  • organisation
  • judiciary
  • governing body
  • advisory board
  • management
  • pecking order
  • Curia
  • establishment
  • organization
  • bench
  • executive
  • officialdom
  • hierarchy
  • body
  • top brass
  • planning board
  • authorities
  • government
  • government officials
  • governance
  • administration
  • power structure

Antonyms

  • untwine
  • high
  • insulator
  • timidity

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. brass

noun. ['ˈbræs'] the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments.

Synonyms

  • section
  • brass section

Antonyms

  • fixed-width font
  • proportional font
  • leeward

Etymology

  • bræs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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