relay has definitions from the fields of transportation,physics
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[ verb ] pass along

Examples

"Please relay the news to the villagers"

Used in print

(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)

A point like p gets information directly from n , but all information beyond n is indirectly relayed through n .

( b ) A message runs too great a risk of being distorted if it is to be relayed more than about six consecutive times .

Related terms

communicate

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[ noun ] (transportation) the act of relaying something

Used in print

(Samuel Elkin, "The Ball Player," Nugget, 6: 5...)

Phil_Rossoff cut over to center from left_field to get the relay .

Related terms

passage

3
[ verb ] control or operate by relay

Related terms

operate

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[ noun ] (physics) electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit

Synonyms

electrical_relay

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