Definition of relay
- worked in relays around the clock
Our relay team is training for next weekend's race.
a satellite relay of a television signal
We set up a relay to carry buckets of water to the campsite.
They worked in relays to clear the rubble.
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: a race between teams in which each team member runs, swims, etc., a different part of the race
: the act of passing something from one person or device to another; also : a system for doing this
: a group of people, horses, etc., that takes the place of others so that something (such as a job or an activity) is done continuously
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feeling or showing sorrow and remorse
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