brass section

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of brass section

:the group of musicians in an orchestra who play brass instruments
  • the orchestra's brass section

Word by Word Definitions

brass play
  1. : an alloy consisting essentially of copper and zinc in variable proportions

  2. : the brass instruments of an orchestra or band

  3. : a usually brass memorial tablet

  1. : made of brass — see also brass ring, brass tacks

  2. : made up of or composed for brass musical instruments — see also brass band

section play
  1. : the action or an instance of cutting or separating by cutting

  2. : a part set off by or as if by cutting

  3. : a distinct part or portion of something written (such as a chapter, law, or newspaper)

  1. : to cut or separate into sections

  2. : to represent in sections

  3. : to become cut or separated into parts


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