- relay race.
- a length or leg in a relay race.
verb (used with object), re·layed, re·lay·ing.
verb (used without object), re·layed, re·lay·ing.
Origin of relay1
Definition for relay (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), re·laid, re·lay·ing.
Definition for relay (3 of 3)
verb (used with object), re-laid, re-lay·ing.
Can be confusedre-lay relay
Examples from the Web for relay
Pippa and and her brother are part of a team of eight cyclists, and will be riding three hours a day each in relay.
Teams generally race in a relay format with one racer always on the road.Pippa Middleton To Cycle Across America ... Starting Tomorrow|Tom Sykes|June 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Relay: Teams of four compete in a four-part race, 4x7.5km (30km total) for men and 4x6km (24km total) for women.
They also make phone calls and relay data to third-party fitness apps such as MapMyRun.
The man was there to relay a message regarding a drug case in which he was awaiting sentencing by the judge.
Maybe we'll have to relay him some instrument checks, to keep him busy.Suzy|Watson Parker
A relay swimming race would be a good stunt, suggested Fred.The Go Ahead Boys in the Island Camp|Ross Kay
At that time communication was kept up between them by a line of relay couriers.Mosby's War Reminiscences|John Singleton Mosby
He had dropped in the harness and younger men were taking up the relay race.The Tyranny of Weakness|Charles Neville Buck
Each chair was accompanied besides by a relay of eight more porters.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan|Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
British Dictionary definitions for relay
- short for relay race
- one of the sections of a relay race
- a combination of a receiver and transmitter designed to receive radio signals and retransmit them, in order to extend their range
- (as modifier)a relay station