- cartridge brass
- nounan alloy of copper and zinc (containing about 30% zinc) that is wrought into cartridges or tubing• Hypernyms: ↑brass
* * *noun: a wrought brass containing usually about 70 percent copper and 30 percent zinc and having sufficient ductility and other properties to stand the severe mechanical treatment necessary in making cartridge cases
* * *brass composed of about 70 percent copper and 30 percent zinc.
* * *cartridge brass,a highly ductile brass containing about 70 percent copper and 30 percent zinc, used in making cartridge cases and musical instruments.
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