relay

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relay(
ri
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ley
,
rih
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ley
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (team)
a. el turno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(of people)
A team worked in relays to count the votes.Un equipo trabajó por turnos para contar los votos.
b. el relevo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(of people)
The farmer employed successive relays of casual workers at harvest time.En la época de la cosecha, el granjero empleaba relevos sucesivos de trabajadores temporales.
c. la posta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of horses)
To speed up his journey, the cardinal arranged for relays of horses to be ready at various points along the way.Para hacer más rápido su viaje, el cardenal dispuso postas de caballos para que estuvieran listas cada cierta distancia a lo largo del camino.
2. (sport)
a. la carrera de relevos
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Our team won a gold medal in the 800 m relay.Nuestro equipo ganó una medalla de oro en la carrera de relevos de 800 m.
3. (radio and television)
a. el repetidor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
With the new relay, we no longer have any problems with bad TV reception.Con el nuevo repetidor, ya no tenemos problemas de mala recepción en la tele.
4. (television)
a. la retransmisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I watched a live relay of the funeral service.Vi una retransmisión en vivo del funeral.
5.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(electricity)
a. el relé
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This transformer uses a differential relay for protection of the circuit.Este transformador utiliza un relé diferencial para proteger el circuito.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to pass on)
a. transmitir
This part of the brain relays sensory information to the cortex.Esta parte del cerebro transmite información sensorial al córtex.
b. pasar
I relayed his message to the manager, who called him back immediately.Pasé su mensaje al gerente, que le devolvió la llamada enseguida.
7. (radio and television)
a. retransmitir
The ceremony will be relayed by satellite to viewers all over the world.El acto será retransmitido vía satélite a los telespectadores de todo el mundo.
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relay
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of workers)
a. el relevo m, turno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
to work in relaystrabajar por turnos
relay (race)carrera de relevos
2. (rad & tv)
a.
relay stationrepetidor m
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (radio and television)
a. retransmitir
4. (information)
a. pasar
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relay [ˈriːleɪ]
noun
1 [of workmen] turno (m); [of horses] posta (f)
to work in relays trabajar por turnos; ir relevándose en el trabajo
2 (Dep) (also relay race) carrera (f) de relevos
the 400 metres relay los 400 metros relevos
3 (Téc) relé (m)
4 (Rad) (TV) repetidor (m)
transitive verb
1 (Rad) (TV) [+concert, football match] retransmitir
2 (pass on) transmitir; pasar
to relay a message to sb transmitir or pasar un mensaje a algn
modifier
relay station (n) (Electricity and Electronics) estación (f) repetidora
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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