BRASS


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to BRASS: brass monkey, brass knuckles
AcronymDefinition
BRASSCentre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (UK)
BRASSBorder Release Advanced Screening and Selectivity
BRASSBridge Rating and Analysis of Structural Systems (software)
BRASSBerkeley Reconfigurable Architectures, Systems and Software
BRASSBreathe, Relax, Aim, Slack, Squeeze (firearms training)
BRASSBasic Rapid Alarm Security System
BRASSBroadcast and Ship to Shore (maritime wireless telecommunications)
BRASSBreathe, Relax, Aim, Sight, Squeeze (marksmanship Training)
BRASSBow River Authentic Singing Society (barbershop quartet)
BRASSBeef Reporting, Analysis, and Status System
BRASSBankruptcy Remote Access Service System
BRASSUS Term for Military Leaders
BRASSBase Resource Analysis Support System
BRASSBottom Reflected Acoustic Sonar System
BRASSBilling, Rating And Service System
BRASSBistatic Radar Sub-System
References in classic literature ?
'Oh beautiful, sir, beautiful indeed,' said Brass. 'Quite charming.'
'What a remarkable pleasant way he has with children!' muttered Brass, as if in confidence between himself and the ceiling; 'upon my word it's quite a treat to hear him.'
Mr Brass encouraging this idea, as he would have encouraged any other emanating from the same source, the dwarf walked in to try the effect.
He was, for some days, restrained by business from performing any particular pranks, as his time was pretty well occupied between taking, with the assistance of Mr Brass, a minute inventory of all the goods in the place, and going abroad upon his other concerns which happily engaged him for several hours at a time.
Before the child could reply to this earnest solicitation, the street-door opened, and Mr Brass thrusting out his night-capped head called in a surly voice, 'Who's there!' Kit immediately glided away, and Nell, closing the window softly, drew back into the room.
Before Mr Brass had repeated his inquiry many times, Mr Quilp, also embellished with a night-cap, emerged from the same door and looked carefully up and down the street, and up at all the windows of the house, from the opposite side.
Featured will be the Milwaukee Festival Brass of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; the Prairie Brass Band of Arlington Heights; and the host, Illinois Brass Band.
Artisans who worked brass into priceless artefacts were as highly regarded as IT professionals are today.
Now I work at a shop in Bhabra Bazaar, where one can find a whole market that deals with brass items.
The event, which takes place from Friday July 13 to Sunday July 22, celebrates the substantial contribution of women to all forms of brass music and marks 100 years since women won the right to vote.
Hundreds of musicians will be converging on the town for the annual Brighouse and District Festival of Brass 2018.