Meaning of RELAY in English

RELAY

The noun is pronounced /ri:leɪ/. The verb is pronounced /rɪleɪ/.

( relayed)

1.

A relay or a relay race is a race between two or more teams, for example teams of runners or swimmers. Each member of the team runs or swims one section of the race.

Britain’s prospects of beating the United States in the relay looked poor.

N-COUNT

2.

To relay television or radio signals means to send them or broadcast them.

The satellite will be used mainly to relay television programmes...

This system continuously monitors levels of radiation and relays the information to a central computer...

VERB : V n , V n to/from n

3.

If you relay something that has been said to you, you repeat it to another person. ( FORMAL )

She relayed the message, then frowned...

= pass on

VERB : V n

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