Meaning of RELAY in English

RELAY

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

pass on/relay/deliver a message (= give someone a message from someone else )

I asked Rob if he would pass on a message for me.

relay race

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

race

Such leaders are all members of a spiritual relay race handing on the messianic baton it seems.

Our marriage has been like a relay race .

Each member of the relay race needs to entice others to be on the team.

We were the baton in a relay race to war.

He ran forward, holding his torch out straight in front of him, like the very last runner in some crazy relay race .

Newcastle won six of the 12 relay races and easily took the top club trophy with 220 points.

It moves from department to department in a pre-arranged sequence like the baton in a relay race .

station

On the third night they stopped at an inn which was attached to a relay station .

When asked the mission of the base, Braeuninger gives his stock response: it is simply a relay station .

team

Increasingly intruding into those thoughts, though, was the composition of the relay team .

The relay team was firing back down into the division.

I will further provoke him by saying that anchor-man is a most fitting name for his role in the relay team .

It shows the world-record-setting 400 freestyle relay team on a victory stand.

Days, months, years, and so on were all members of relay teams marching through eternity.

Lewis is widely regarded as the greatest anchor-leg sprinter ever, having anchored six world-record 400-meter relay teams .

Our relay team was disqualified in the opening round of the 4 × 100 metres relay.

Younger relay team members have squawked over Lewis possibly bumping them off the squad.

■ VERB

run

It has been a dream of mine since I was a little boy to run on a relay team with Carl Lewis.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

the 4 x 100 meter relay

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

In the 4x200 meter relay , he took the baton trailing two other anchors by 12 meters.

Lewis is widely regarded as the greatest anchor-leg sprinter ever, having anchored six world-record 400-meter relay teams.

The final event of the meeting was the 4 × 400 metres relay .

The marathon relay , aided by excellent weather, was completed three hours inside the team's self-imposed limit of 12 days.

Whether he runs in these Olympics, Lewis is recognized as the greatest anchorman in relay history.

Williams took fourth place, which he interpreted as a guaranteed spot in the 4x100 relay final.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

information

They do not then relay all the information to the passengers, for to do so would serve no useful purpose.

At those meetings, he said, the commissioners can relay information to the council and get direction from the lawmakers.

It is hoped that the businessmen will relay the information to their employees.

message

There are no layers of middle managers relaying messages - the environment is perfect for communication and intuition.

He was more likely to call Rob and relay a message .

The priest, standing in front of them, was relaying Siward's message , which contained words he thought he had forgotten.

By 1914, they had set up a system of relaying messages from coast to coast.

The Chair of the plenary session, Inez McCormack opened the afternoon session by relaying some messages to the conference.

Freedman said he would relay the message .

Some one who relays messages and passes on little notes.

They will verbally relay the daily messages from home and transmit back her responses.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Mendoza relayed the news as soon as he returned to the base.

Once the information is recorded, it will be relayed to mission control.

The speaker opened the session by relaying some messages to the conference.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At those meetings, he said, the commissioners can relay information to the council and get direction from the lawmakers.

He was more likely to call Rob and relay a message.

I wanted to relay all the twists and turns of my investigation.

They will verbally relay the daily messages from home and transmit back her responses.

III. verb

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He was more likely to call Rob and relay a message.

I wanted to relay all the twists and turns of my investigation.

The flags are now to be numbered and lifted, and will then be relaid on a waterproof membrane.

They will verbally relay the daily messages from home and transmit back her responses.

This enabled much of the Promenade track to be relaid during the 1970s and the Fleetwood track in 1982-3.

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