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re-lay

 (rē-lā′)
tr.v. re-laid (-lād′), re-lay·ing, re-lays
To lay again: re-laid the carpet.
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re-lay

or re•lay

(riˈleɪ)

v.t. -laid, -lay•ing.
to lay again.
[1580–90]

re•lay

(ˈri leɪ; v. also rɪˈleɪ)
n.
1. a series of persons relieving one another or taking turns; shift.
2. a fresh set of dogs or horses posted in readiness for use in a hunt, on a journey, etc.
3.
b. a length or leg in a relay race.
4.
a. an electrical device that responds to a change of current or voltage in one circuit by making or breaking a connection in another.
5. an act or instance of conveying or transmitting by relay.
v.t.
6. to carry or convey by or as if by relays: to relay a message.
7. to provide with or replace by fresh relays.
8. to retransmit (a signal, message, etc.) by or as if by means of an electrical relay.
[1375–1425; (v.) late Middle English relaien to unleash fresh hounds in a hunt < Middle French relaier, Old French: to leave behind, release=re- re- + laier to leave, dial. variant of laissier < Latin laxāre (see relax)]
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re-lay


Past participle: re-laid
Gerund: re-laying

Imperative
re-lay
re-lay
Present
I re-lay
you re-lay
he/she/it re-lays
we re-lay
you re-lay
they re-lay
Preterite
I re-laid
you re-laid
he/she/it re-laid
we re-laid
you re-laid
they re-laid
Present Continuous
I am re-laying
you are re-laying
he/she/it is re-laying
we are re-laying
you are re-laying
they are re-laying
Present Perfect
I have re-laid
you have re-laid
he/she/it has re-laid
we have re-laid
you have re-laid
they have re-laid
Past Continuous
I was re-laying
you were re-laying
he/she/it was re-laying
we were re-laying
you were re-laying
they were re-laying
Past Perfect
I had re-laid
you had re-laid
he/she/it had re-laid
we had re-laid
you had re-laid
they had re-laid
Future
I will re-lay
you will re-lay
he/she/it will re-lay
we will re-lay
you will re-lay
they will re-lay
Future Perfect
I will have re-laid
you will have re-laid
he/she/it will have re-laid
we will have re-laid
you will have re-laid
they will have re-laid
Future Continuous
I will be re-laying
you will be re-laying
he/she/it will be re-laying
we will be re-laying
you will be re-laying
they will be re-laying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been re-laying
you have been re-laying
he/she/it has been re-laying
we have been re-laying
you have been re-laying
they have been re-laying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been re-laying
you will have been re-laying
he/she/it will have been re-laying
we will have been re-laying
you will have been re-laying
they will have been re-laying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been re-laying
you had been re-laying
he/she/it had been re-laying
we had been re-laying
you had been re-laying
they had been re-laying
Conditional
I would re-lay
you would re-lay
he/she/it would re-lay
we would re-lay
you would re-lay
they would re-lay
Past Conditional
I would have re-laid
you would have re-laid
he/she/it would have re-laid
we would have re-laid
you would have re-laid
they would have re-laid
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Translations

re-lay

[ˈriːˈleɪ] VT [+ carpet] → volver a colocar; [+ cable, rail] → volver a tender
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re-lay

vt carpet, cableneu verlegen
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