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brass

[brɑːs] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. латунь, жёлтая медь

    2. муз.

      1. = brass instrument медный духовой музыкальный инструмент

      2. духовая секция (оркестра, джазового ансамбля)

      1. мемориальная доска

      2. табличка (с фамилией должностного лица на его кабинете)

    3. разг. деньги; медяки, мелкие деньги, мелочь

    4. низость, бесстыдство, хамство

    5. = brass hat

      1. амер.; воен.; жарг. начальство; высший военный чин, старший офицер

      2. амер.; разг. "шишка", заправила, "большой человек" (в какой-л. организации или деле)

      3. разг. военщина

    6. тех. подшипник; салинг-блок

  2. прил.

    латунный, медный; сделанный из меди или латуни

  3. гл.

    1. покрывать латунью, медью

    2. разг. нагло вести себя (обычно brass it)

    3. разг. выплачивать сполна, расплачиваться

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brass

[brãːs]

n

  1. латунь; жёлтая медь

  2. муз.

    • the brass — медные духовые инструменты
    • a brass band как прил. духовой оркестр

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The sun was almost vertically above us now: splinters of light darted here and there from the glass of the hearse and the bright brass-work of the coffin.
Солнце стояло почти над головой; вокруг прыгали солнечные зайчики от стекол катафалка и медных украшений гроба.
Greene, Henry Graham / The ComediansГрин, Генри Грэм / Комедианты
Комедианты
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Издательство "ЛЕНИЗДАТ", 1985
The Comedians
Greene, Henry Graham
© Graham Greene, 1965, 1966
After last year’s shake-up among the top brass, the organization was under intense scrutiny.
После произошедшей в прошлом году тотальной перетряски в высшем эшелоне организация постоянно находилась под пристальным наблюдением.
Rollins, James / Map of BonesРоллинс, Джеймс / Кости волхвов
Кости волхвов
Роллинс, Джеймс
© 2005 by Jim Czajkowski
© А. Новиков, перевод, 2009
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2009
Map of Bones
Rollins, James
© 2005 by Jim Czajkowski
A little toilet table of inlaid wood, with brass fittings and a warped looking-glass in a tarnished frame stood in the window.
Туалетный столик из штучного дерева, с медными бляхами и кривым зеркальцем, с почернелой позолотой, стоял у окна.
Turgenev, I.S. / A House of GentlefolkТургенев, И.С. / Дворянское гнездо
Дворянское гнездо
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1983
A House of Gentlefolk
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Before long Grisha arrived with his soft tread, carrying in one hand his staff and in the other a tallow candle set in a brass candlestick.
Почти вслед за нами тихими шагами вошел Гриша. В одной руке он держал свой посох, в другой - сальную свечу в медном подсвечнике.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ДетствоTolstoy, Leo / Childhood
Childhood
Tolstoy, Leo
© 2007 Objective Systems Pty Ltd
Детство
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
Along the bedroom baseboard were three plugs for electric lamps, concealed by little brass doors.
В спальне было три штепселя для ламп, скрытые крошечными медными дверцами.
Lewis, Sinclair / BabbitЛьюис, Синклер / Бэббит
Бэббит
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
Babbit
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2008 by Quill Pen Classics
In Mitya's hands was a brass pestle, and he flung it mechanically in the grass.
В руках Мити был медный пестик, и он машинально отбросил его в траву.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
It's a great burden off my mind, because, having parted brass rags with Kipper, she announced her intention of marrying me.'
У меня прямо гора с плеч — ведь после того, как Бобби разругалась с Селедкой, она заявила, что собирается выйти замуж за меня.
Wodehouse, P.G. / Jeeves in the offingВудхаус, П. Г. / На помощь, Дживс!
На помощь, Дживс!
Вудхаус, П. Г.
© Издательство «Остожье», 1999
© ГП ИПФ «Ставрополье», 1999
Jeeves in the offing
Wodehouse, P.G.
© 1960 by P.G.Wodehouse, renewed 1988 by Edward Stephen Cazalet, next of kin of deceased author
" The man held out the large brass handle.
Незнакомец протянул ему большую медную ручку.
Greene, Henry Graham / Monsignor QuixoteГрин, Генри Грэм / Монсеньор Кихот
Монсеньор Кихот
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Издательство "Молодая гвардия", 1989
Monsignor Quixote
Greene, Henry Graham
© Graham Greene, 1982
She reached into her handbag and brought out a small brass-coloured canister which she pressed into my hand.
Ронни открыла сумочку и, покопавшись, извлекла оттуда маленькую медного цвета коробочку. Она вложила коробочку мне в руку.
Laurie, Hugh / The Gun SellerЛори, Хью / Торговец пушками
Торговец пушками
Лори, Хью
© Александр Рахуба, перевод, 2009
© "Фантом Пресс", издание, 2009
© Hugh Laurie, The Gun Seller, 1996
The Gun Seller
Laurie, Hugh
© 1996 by Hugh Laurie
His cabin was his office. It was small, and pleasantly outfitted in dark wood and brass.
Каюта служила ему и кабинетом - маленькая, изысканно отделанная темным деревом и медью.
Mieville, China / The ScarМьевиль, Чайна / Шрам
Шрам
Мьевиль, Чайна
© Перевод. Г. Крылов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
© 2002 by China Mieville
The Scar
Mieville, China
© 2002 by China Mieville
Expensive brass or period four-poster beds.
Старинные кровати с кованой спинкой или кровати с пологом на четырех стойках
Lowndes, Leil / How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with YouЛаундес, Лейл / Как влюбить в себя любого
Как влюбить в себя любого
Лаундес, Лейл
© Leil Lowndes, 1996
© «Добрая книга», 2001 - Перевод и оформление
How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with You
Lowndes, Leil
© 1995 by Debra McCarthy-Anderson and Carol Bruce-Thomas
© 1996 by Leil Lowndes
They began looking with a lantern by the fence and found the brass pestle dropped in a most conspicuous place on the garden path.
Стали искать с фонарем у забора и нашли брошенный прямо на садовую дорожку, на самом виду, медный пестик.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The shopkeeper hefted a black leather tunic onto the counter, set with swirls of shiny brass, trimmed with pointless tissues of delicate chain-mail.
Лавочник вывалил на стойку тунику из черной кожи, украшенную блестящими медными завитками и обшитую паутиной бессмысленно тонкой кольчуги.
Abercrombie, Joe / The Blade ItselfАберкромби, Джо / Кровь и железо
Кровь и железо
Аберкромби, Джо
© 2006 by Joe Abercrombie.
© Перевод. В. Иванов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Blade Itself
Abercrombie, Joe
© 2007 by Joe Abercrombie
He closed his right hand into a fist and slipped the quarters between his fingers, creating a makeshift set of brass knuckles.
Затем, стиснув правый кулак, он втиснул монеты между пальцами, создав что-то вроде импровизированного кастета.
King, Stephen / The LangoliersКинг, Стивен / Лангольеры
Лангольеры
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1990
© Перевод. В.А. Вебер, 1997
© "Фирма "Издательство АСТ"", 1999
The Langoliers
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 1990
So they stood and ate beneath a sky of thunderous brass that rang with the storm-coming.
И стали есть, стоя под медью неба, звенящей о скорой буре.
Golding, William / Lord of the fliesГолдинг, Уильям / Повелитель мух
Повелитель мух
Голдинг, Уильям
© Е. Суриц, перевод, 1981
© "Азбука-классика", 2005
Lord of the flies
Golding, William
© 1954 by William Golding

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brɑːsNounлатунь; жёлтая медь

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  1. 1.

    гильза

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Collocations

admiralty brass
адмиралтейская латунь
alloy brass
специальная латунь
as bold as brass
бесстрашный
as bold as brass
наглый
as bold as brass
напористый
as bold as brass
смелый
big brass
большое начальство
big brass
высшие офицеры
brass band
духовой оркестр
brass bar
латунная чушка
brass coating
покрытие латунью
brass gauze
латунная сетка
brass gauze
латунная ткань
brass knuckles
кастет
brass monkey
ледяной

Word forms

brass

noun
SingularPlural
Common casebrassbrasses
Possessive casebrass', brass'sbrasses'

brass

verb
Basic forms
Pastbrassed
Imperativebrass
Present Participle (Participle I)brassing
Past Participle (Participle II)brassed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I brasswe brass
you brassyou brass
he/she/it brassesthey brass
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am brassingwe are brassing
you are brassingyou are brassing
he/she/it is brassingthey are brassing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have brassedwe have brassed
you have brassedyou have brassed
he/she/it has brassedthey have brassed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been brassingwe have been brassing
you have been brassingyou have been brassing
he/she/it has been brassingthey have been brassing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I brassedwe brassed
you brassedyou brassed
he/she/it brassedthey brassed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was brassingwe were brassing
you were brassingyou were brassing
he/she/it was brassingthey were brassing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had brassedwe had brassed
you had brassedyou had brassed
he/she/it had brassedthey had brassed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been brassingwe had been brassing
you had been brassingyou had been brassing
he/she/it had been brassingthey had been brassing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will brasswe shall/will brass
you will brassyou will brass
he/she/it will brassthey will brass
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be brassingwe shall/will be brassing
you will be brassingyou will be brassing
he/she/it will be brassingthey will be brassing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have brassedwe shall/will have brassed
you will have brassedyou will have brassed
he/she/it will have brassedthey will have brassed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been brassingwe shall/will have been brassing
you will have been brassingyou will have been brassing
he/she/it will have been brassingthey will have been brassing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would brasswe should/would brass
you would brassyou would brass
he/she/it would brassthey would brass
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be brassingwe should/would be brassing
you would be brassingyou would be brassing
he/she/it would be brassingthey would be brassing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have brassedwe should/would have brassed
you would have brassedyou would have brassed
he/she/it would have brassedthey would have brassed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been brassingwe should/would have been brassing
you would have been brassingyou would have been brassing
he/she/it would have been brassingthey would have been brassing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am brassedwe are brassed
you are brassedyou are brassed
he/she/it is brassedthey are brassed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being brassedwe are being brassed
you are being brassedyou are being brassed
he/she/it is being brassedthey are being brassed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been brassedwe have been brassed
you have been brassedyou have been brassed
he/she/it has been brassedthey have been brassed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was brassedwe were brassed
you were brassedyou were brassed
he/she/it was brassedthey were brassed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being brassedwe were being brassed
you were being brassedyou were being brassed
he/she/it was being brassedthey were being brassed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been brassedwe had been brassed
you had been brassedyou had been brassed
he/she/it had been brassedthey had been brassed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be brassedwe shall/will be brassed
you will be brassedyou will be brassed
he/she/it will be brassedthey will be brassed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been brassedwe shall/will have been brassed
you will have been brassedyou will have been brassed
he/she/it will have been brassedthey will have been brassed