- relay race.
- a length or leg in a relay race.
Origin of relay1
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH re-layre-lay , relay
How to use relay in a sentence
The journey is relayed through 78 images clustered in white frames for an intimate feel.Annie Leibovitz Talks About ‘Pilgrimage,’ Susan Sontag, Vogue & More|Justin Jones|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We asked one of the authors, Lisa Brosseau, if Will had correctly relayed her work.
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?”
A start was made next day against an opposing wind, the sledges being relayed up a steep hillside.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
But the sensitive microphone in his collar picked up the voice and relayed it to the man behind the teller's wicket.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
It arrived at the lake and its camera relayed back exactly nothing that had not been photographed and recorded before.
I relayed Vale's message describing the landing and the creatures that came out of the—object.
A flurry of orders relayed to the control ship sent it soaring back into the distance, a mile or so high.Cue for Quiet|Thomas L. Sherred
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