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brass instrument

Syllabification: brass in·stru·ment

Definition of brass instrument in English:

noun

A wind instrument, such as a trumpet or trombone, typically made of brass.
Example sentences
  • The chalkos has frequently been interpreted as a brass instrument similar to the trumpet or horn.
  • He is an internationally renowned bandleader and one of the greatest trumpet and brass instrument players.
  • Saxes are quirky in that they have the mouthpiece of a woodwind, but the body (conical rather than cylindrical) of a brass instrument.

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