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Brass

An alloy of copper and zinc. It has low friction and so is used in manufactured products such as gears and valves. It is also used in musical instruments.. It may be traded as a commodity on exchanges such as the London Metal Exchange.
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These submarines must have been bought as a status symbol for the armchair naval brass to brag about at the wardroom in Ottawa.
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Although Samson's group found the key to tactical bombing and the carrier war, the naval brass didn't know how to use these innovations.

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