brass instrument definition

  • noun:
    • A wind instrument, like the French horn or perhaps the trombone, made of brass or other steel. Sound is produced through vibration associated with the lips and adjustment for the period of the sound pipe in the form of valves or a slide.
    • A musical instrument whoever tone is from vibration associated with the mouth once the player blows into a mouth piece (or tubular resonator).
    • a wind tool that consists of a brass pipe (usually of variable length) that's blown in the shape of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece

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