relay race


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relay race

n.
A race between two or more teams, in which each team member participates in only a set part of the race and is then relieved by another member of the team.

relay race

n
(General Sporting Terms) a race between two or more teams of contestants in which each contestant covers a specified portion of the distance

re′lay race`


n.
a race between teams of contestants, each contestant being relieved by a teammate after running part of the distance.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.relay race - a race between teamsrelay race - a race between teams; each member runs or swims part of the distance
race - a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
torch race - (ancient Greece) in which a torch is passed from one runner to the next
Translations
سِباق البَدَل، سِباق التتابُعسِبَاقُ الـمَرَاحِل
štafetaštafetový závod
stafetstafetløb
vuoronvaihto
smjena
boîhlaup
交替班
교대조
štafeta
relä
การวิ่งผลัด
người chạy tiếp sức

relay

(riˈlei) past tense, past participle reˈlayed verb
to receive and pass on (news, a message, a television programme etc).
noun
(ˈriːlei) (the sending out of) a radio, television etc signal or programme which has been received (from another place).
relay race
a race between teams of runners, swimmers etc, in which the members of the team run, swim etc one after another, each covering one part of the total distance to be run, swum etc.
in relays
in groups which perform some job, task etc one after another, one group starting when another group stops. During the flood, firemen and policemen worked in relays to rescue people who were trapped.

relay race

سِبَاقُ الـمَرَاحِل štafeta stafet Ablösung ρελέ relevo vuoronvaihto relais smjena staffetta 交替班 교대조 estafette relé zmiana koni lub zawodników w grze revezamento эстафета relä การวิ่งผลัด eski grubun yerini alan yeni grup người chạy tiếp sức 接力赛
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