a series of persons relieving one another or taking turns; shift.
a fresh set of dogs or horses posted in readiness for use in a hunt, on a journey, etc.
a length or leg in a relay race.
Machinery. an automatic control device in which the settings of valves, switches, etc., are regulated by a powered element, as a motor, solenoid, or pneumatic mechanism actuated by a smaller, sensitive element.
Electricity. a device, usually consisting of an electromagnet and an armature, by which a change of current or voltage in one circuit is used to make or break a connection in another circuit or to affect the operation of other devices in the same or another circuit.
(initial capital letter) U.S. Aerospace. one of an early series of experimental low-altitude, active communications satellites.
verb (used with object), relayed, relaying.
to carry forward by or as if by relays:
to relay a message.
to provide with or replace by fresh relays.
Electricity. to retransmit (a signal, message, etc.) by or as if by means of a telegraphic relay.
verb (used without object), relayed, relaying.
Electricity. to retransmit a signal or message electronically.
verb (used with object), relaid, relaying.
verb (used with object), re-laid, re-laying.
to lay again.
a person or team of people relieving others, as on a shift
a fresh team of horses, dogs, etc, posted at intervals along a route to relieve others
the act of relaying or process of being relayed
short for relay race
one of the sections of a relay race
an automatic device that controls the setting of a valve, switch, etc, by means of an electric motor, solenoid, or pneumatic mechanism
(electronics) an electrical device in which a small change in current or voltage controls the switching on or off of circuits or other devices
a combination of a receiver and transmitter designed to receive radio signals and retransmit them, in order to extend their range
(as modifier): a relay station
verb (transitive) (rɪˈleɪ)
to carry or spread (something, such as news or information) by relays
to supply or replace with relays
to retransmit (a signal) by means of a relay
(Brit) to broadcast (a performance) by sending out signals through a transmitting station: this concert is being relayed from the Albert Hall
An electrical switch that is operated by an electromagnet, such as a solenoid. When a small current passes through the electromagnet’s coiled wire, it produces a magnetic field that attracts a movable iron bar, causing it to pivot and open or close the switch.
verb (used with object) 1. to make less tense, rigid, or firm; make lax: to relax the muscles. 2. to diminish the force of. 3. to slacken or abate, as effort, attention, etc. 4. to make less strict or severe, as rules, discipline, etc.: to relax the requirements for a license. 5. to release or […]
noun 1. excessive or exaggerated religious zeal. 2. affected or pretended religious zeal. noun 1. extreme religious fervour
noun 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs. 2. a specific fundamental set of beliefs and practices generally […]
- Religion of chi
/ki:/ [Case Western Reserve University] Yet another hackish parody religion (see also Church of the SubGenius, Discordianism). In the mid-70s, the canonical “Introduction to Programming” courses at CWRU were taught in ALGOL, and student exercises were punched on cards and run on a Univac 1108 system using a homebrew operating system named CHI. The religion […]