- 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.Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: October 19|PunditFact.com|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.Was U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff a Marked Man?|Ben Taub|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later that night, I relayed that story to my father and asked him: “Where is Palestine?”Do Palestinians Really Exist?|Dean Obeidallah|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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