HyperDic: relay

English > 7 senses of the word relay:
VERBcommunicationrelaypass along
contactrelaycontrol or operate by relay
NOUNactrelaythe act of passing something along from one person or group to another
grouprelaya crew of workers who relieve another crew
grouprelaya fresh team to relieve weary draft animals
eventrelay, relay racea race between teams
artifactrelay, electrical relayelectrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch ... / switch on and off a current in a second circuit
relay > pronunciation
Soundsriy'ley.
RhymesAAA ... waylay: 40 rhymes with ley...
English > relay: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of passing something along from one person or group to another.
Example"the relay was successful"
Broaderpassage, handing overThe act of passing something to another person
Catalanrecol·locar
Verbsrelaypass along
English > relay: 7 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA crew of workers who relieve another crew.
BroadershiftA crew of workers who work for a specific period of time
English > relay: 7 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA fresh team to relieve weary draft animals.
BroaderteamTwo or more draft animals that work together to pull something
English > relay: 7 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningA race between teams; each member runs or swims part of the distance.
Synonymrelay race
Narrowertorch race(ancient Greece) in which a torch is passed from one runner to the next
BroaderraceA contest of speed
Spanishcarrera de relevos
Catalancursa de relleus
English > relay: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningelectrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch ... / switch on and off a current in a second circuit.
Synonymelectrical relay
Part ofcircuit, electrical circuit, electric circuitAn electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
PartselectromagnetA temporary magnet made by coiling wire around an iron core
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishrelé
Catalanrelé, relè
Verbsrelaycontrol or operate by relay
English > relay: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningPass along.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey relay them the information; They relay the information to them
Example"Please relay the news to the villagers"
Broadercommunicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put acrosstransmit information
Spanishdifundir, divulgar, transmitir, trasmitir
Catalandifondre, divulgar, transmetre
Nounsrelaythe act of passing something along from one person or group to another
English > relay: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningControl or operate by relay.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderoperate, controlHandle and cause to function
Spanishretransmitir
Catalancontrolar a distància, retransmetre
Nounsrelayelectrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch ... / switch on and off a current in a second circuit

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