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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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18 ( ANI ): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday conducted searches at Brassy House branch of Punjab National Bank (PNB) in connection with the billion-dollar fraud case.
I haven't met her yet, but my neighbour has told me that she's really brassy, laughs loudly and that the necks of her tops go down to her navel.
The death of her adoptive mother threatens to tip April over the edge, then brassy talk-show host Bernice (Bette Midler) drops a bombshell: she is her real mother.
Then brassy talk-show host Bernice (Midler, pictured with Hunt) drops yet another bombshell .
It doesn't weigh her hair down and the color aspect of the products is great because some days we need a little warming up and other we want to cancel out some brassy tones and it helps achieve this.
Mary Mitchell Campbell's gorgeous, imaginative, scaled-down arrangements rescue some of Sondheim's best-known songs from the brassy, dated orchestrations that make the original cast album unlistenable today.
but each disc showcases the Chairman of the Board in his big, brassy glory.
The narrator here is a brassy, sassy, likable, know-it-all kid who, in spite of her attitude, learns something new, and takes a stand.
Julie, who played brassy pub landlady Bet Lynch for 26 years, has been invited to appear on every series of the hit reality show.
It must have been tricky capturing the brassy and rich salsa sounds for piano solo.