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Verb: relay  ri'ley or ree'ley or 'ree,ley
  1. Pass along
    "Please relay the news to the villagers"
     
  2. Control or operate by relay
Noun: relay  ri'ley or ree'ley or 'ree,ley
  1. The act of passing something along from one person or group to another
    "the relay was successful"
     
  2. A crew of workers who relieve another crew
     
  3. A fresh team to relieve weary draft animals
     
  4. A race between teams; each member runs or swims part of the distance
    - relay race
     
  5. Electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit
    - electrical relay
Verb: relay[2] (relaid)  ree'ley
  1. Lay again
    "she relaid the carpet"

Derived forms: relaid, relaying, relays, relayed

Type of: communicate, control, electrical device, handing over, operate, pass, pass along, pass on, passage, put across, race, shift, team

Part of: circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit

Encyclopedia: Relay, Maryland