- 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.
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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.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH re-layre-lay , relay.
Example sentences from the Web for relay
This information is relayed to all the agents via the security room.Behind the Scenes With a ‘Site Agent’: The Secret Service’s Hardest Job|Marc Ambinder|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sniper barely missed, and Steven relayed the story as equal parts humorous and traumatic.
Later that night, I relayed that story to my father and asked him: “Where is Palestine?”
They are also relayed to Boeing and the manufacturers of the engines, in this case Rolls Royce.Malaysia’s Sinister Timeline for Flight 370 Unravels|Clive Irving|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He relayed the answer, then a correction that must have come from the wife.The Movie Murder 911 Tape: Victim’s Last Breaths, With Shooter Nearby|Michael Daly|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the time this message is relayed to Helma Garcia one solid half-hour has been dissipated from the cream of the morning.Of All Things|Robert C. Benchley
An alarm was sent to police headquarters, and relayed to the chief at the museum.Black Star's Campaign|Johnston McCulley
The squadron commander was smiling joyously as he relayed the advice as a command.Invaders from the Infinite|John Wood Campbell
Var stared at the screen as the flight was relayed to him, snarling.Victory|Lester del Rey
I'll have microphones all about so that every word that's said will be relayed to your recorders?The Invaders|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
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