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  1. relay

    • n.
      a group of people or animals engaged in a task or activity for a fixed period of time and then replaced by a similar group;a race between teams usually of sprinters or swimmers, each team member in turn covering part of the total distance
    • v.
      receive and pass on (information or a message);broadcast (something) by passing signals received from elsewhere through a transmitting station
    • noun: relay, plural noun: relays

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a group of people or animals engaged in a task or activity for a fixed period of time and then replaced by a similar group the wagons were pulled by relays of horses gangs of workers were sent in relays
    • a race between teams usually of sprinters or swimmers, each team member in turn covering part of the total distance a 550-meter relay race
    • 2. an electrical device, typically incorporating an electromagnet, which is activated by a current or signal in one circuit to open or close another circuit.
    • 3. a device to receive, reinforce, and retransmit a broadcast or program TV transmitters and relay stations
    • a message or program transmitted by a relay a relay of a performance live from the concert hall

    動詞

    • 1. receive and pass on (information or a message) she intended to relay everything she had learned
    • broadcast (something) by passing signals received from elsewhere through a transmitting station the speech was relayed live from the White House