high brass


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high brass

[′hī ¦bras]
(metallurgy)
The most common commercial wrought brass containing about 35% zinc and 65% copper.

common brass, high brass

An alloy containing 65% copper, 35% zinc; the most common of commercial wrought brasses.
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One of the stipulations of the donation was for the publication of "a book based on the Utley Collection describing in detail the history of the family of high brass instruments" (p.
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This gives hunters a good, moderate-range pheasant and chukar round for hunting preserves without generating the high recoil level of the 3 3/4-drams-equivalent "high brass" round.
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Utely, in 1999 comprises about 600 predominantly high brass instruments, most of which are housed in the collector's house in South Carolina.
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British presence in Ammo will be sold for scrap, with the high brass and steel content meaning decommissioned rounds can be sold for PS2,000 per ton.
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