relay

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (noun) IPA (key): /ˈriːleɪ/
  • (verb) IPA (key): /riˈleɪ/ or /ˈriːleɪ/

Noun[change]

Singular
relay

Plural
relays

  1. (athletics) Relay is a track and field discipline where runners take turns in carrying a baton from start to finish.
  2. (electronics) A relay is a electrical component that allows a small electrical voltage or current to control a larger voltage or current

Verb[change]

Plain form
relay

Third-person singular
relays

Past tense
relayed

Past participle
relayed

Present participle
relaying

  1. (transitive) If you relay a message of information, you pass on or transfer it to someone or something.
    The CCTV cameras relay what's going on to the headquarters.
    Can you relay this message to John?