Noun relay has 2 senses
  1. relay - the act of relaying something
    --1 is a kind of
    passage, handing over
    Derived form: verb relay1
  2. relay, electrical relay - electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit
    --2 is a kind of electrical device
    --2 is a part of circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit
    --2 has parts: electromagnet
    Derived form: verb relay2
,Verb relay has 2 senses
  1. relay - pass along; "Please relay the news to the villagers"
    --1 is one way to
    communicate, pass on, pass, put across
    Derived form: noun relay1
    Sample sentences:
    They relay them the information
    They relay the information to them
  2. relay - control or operate by relay
    --2 is one way to
    operate, control
    Derived form: noun relay2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something