There are 2 main translations of relay in Spanish

: relay1relay2


relevo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈriˌleɪ/ /ˈriːleɪ/ /rəˈleɪ/ /rɪˈleɪ/

See Spanish definition of relevo


  • 1

    (of people) relevo masculine
    (of horses) posta feminine
    to work in relays trabajar en / por relevos
    • we'll have to go in relays tendremos que ir por turnos / tandas
    • In 1997 they were part of a 20-strong all-woman expedition which reached the North Pole in relays - a 600-mile marathon which was a first for an all-woman team.
    • Ministry officials are hoping the slaughter and removal of the livestock will be carried out as smoothly as possible, with lorries carrying carcasses in relays to the rendering plant.
    • All modes of transport was used to make the journey while many walked in relays of 1/2 mile trips of the 9 mile trek.
    • The international effort, led by a York University academic, will see a fleet of aeroplanes working in relays above the Atlantic Ocean to analyse the air.
    • Mr Routh-Jones said 16 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus worked in relays to fight the flames from the inside of the building.
    • There are still times available on both evenings between 4pm and 8pm and teams of up to six people are required to swim in relays for one hour.
    • But at York Crown Court, Judge John Swanson kept his nose so hard to the grindstone, the court staff had to work in relays to keep up with him.
    • A safety boat and an onshore support team will be with the swimmers, who will swim in relays for around 12 hours each day.
    • Stowed below deck with 1,600 other PoWs, he was forced to exist in a space so cramped they had to lie down to sleep in relays.
    • The large wooden cross was carried in relays, mostly by boys and ladies volunteering to bear the burden.
    • Firefighters did the walk in relays, taking over from one another when the air in their breathing apparatus ran out.
    • Even at this hour there were usually at least two secretaries at hand to take down the words in relays.
    • Nick Wood is organising two teams of ten to ride the machine in relays to Christchurch over the August bank holiday weekend.
    • We have teams of engineers working in relays splicing the fibre optic cables and repairing the damage.
    • Breakfast was cooked in relays, and we finally took off about 9.30 a.m.
    • The competition drew to a close as teams raced the length of the sports hall in relays to collect their questions and deliver their answers.
    • In relays, eight divers went to the bottom to lay ‘red cord’ (an explosive line) across the three previously identified devices.
    • The ushers therefore had to work in relays, so that one team would be packing up after a royal visit while another was ready to receive the Queen at the next venue.
    • Loading time therefore decreed that in combat Texans fire in relays, half the men always carrying charged rifles to prevent being overrun.
    • A horse relay, Gwinn believed, would halve the time required to deliver mail and convince Congress that the central route deserved the federal contract.
  • 2also relay race

    carrera de relevos feminine
    carrera de postas feminine Latin America
  • 3

    repetidor masculine
    by relay por medio de un repetidor
    • From there, signals are sent to a radio and a solar-powered relay station 11,000 feet up a mountain, tied to a tree.
    • The new transmitter has been built on the same site as the Penicuik UHF television relay station close to the village of Howgate and began test transmissions on 28 September 2005.
    • The warfighter will utilize organic wide-band digital radio relays to extend connectivity as required to subordinate units.
    • Everything from napalm components to green berets, from gunsights to whiskey, from radio relays to rocket warheads, were provisioned.
    • Because ‘brute force’ disconnects were not covered in the checklist, we relied on the radio relay for the procedure.
    • You could then set up a relay radio every one - 15 miles and stretch that network out infinitely.
    • The central core also acts as the structural support for the metal tower designed to receive the antennae oriented towards the relay stations at the Dole and Mt Pelerin.
    • A group of engineering students built an assembly of an audio amplifier, relays, a telephone connection - and a tape recording of a cuckoo clock.
    • His early experiments building a mechanical computer were based on telephone relays: the most widely available and reliable ‘yes/no’ devices available to him at the time.
    • Using this system the relay / retrans is able to charge from the 3KW generator or directly from the vehicle's alternator.
    • It had been planned originally to operate a transmitter serving Pembrokeshire with a relay serving the Lleyn Peninsula.
    • It took ten years for additional low-power relays to only partially solve this problem, and even today houses as far south as Cambridgeshire can be seen with two antennas, one pointing at Sandy and the other - usually - at Belmont.
    • The FM relay ensures this part of Malawi can enjoy the same high quality FM sound as its neighbours in Lilongwe and Blantyre.
    • However, all of the relay transceivers are blocked by the storm.
    • An optical relay provides the image of the gunner's sight to the commander.
    • Listeners in the United Arab Emirates will have the opportunity to hear a wider range of BBC World Service programmes when two FM relays revamp their schedules to include BBC programmes in English.
    • Transmission relays will also be deployed to provide range extension for users when BLOS systems are not available.
    • Transmission indicates a relay, carriage, waves, material carried from one form to another, one place to another.
    • The mission control station will have a secure satellite relay and line-of-sight communications link.
    • The dishes send and receive signals off an orbiting network relay, which transmits messages to and from a central data center.
  • 4

    relé masculine
    • At this, there are several loud clicking sounds, as of relays closing their circuits.
    • It can be used in conjunction with thermocouples or solid-state relays in addition to thermistors and RTD sensors.
    • It is now necessary to activate the relay circuit selector switch.
    • It has two relays on a circuit board, and both can be connected as normally open or normally closed relays.
    • That's why each component is protected by relays - essentially, circuit breakers - that open to remove the line or plant from the grid.
    • Kienan Ademetria brushed his long chestnut braid off of his shoulder as he continued to work on the circuit relay.
    • The power transmitter, shown below, looks a bit like a cannon, but it's just a box for the flexible suspension of the carbon current collectors which transport power from the relays to the copper contacts on the side of the robot.
    • The electrical component involved the supply and installation of new numerical protection relays which replaced the old static and electro mechanical relays.
    • But this could someday replace transistors in computers, just as transistors replaced vacuum tubes and vacuum tubes replaced electromagnetic relays before them.
    • You specify the type and locations for electrical control components such as switches, relays, motors, and so on, and you specify routing locations.
    • If rodent damage is found, clean and repair or replace damaged wiring, relays, and other electrical equipment.
    • Multiple samples of components may be needed to perform destructive tests (transformers, relays, plastic enclosures, motors, etc.).
    • At the heart of AEP's response were a small army of relays - devices designed to trip or cut off power in the event of a sudden surge of electricity or load imbalances.
    • To jumper the connection, we took off the port shoulder panel above the wing, removed a cannon plug from the safety relay, and connected it to a jumper placed in the cross-country kit.
    • The robot smoothly activated, lights gradually blinking on, the rising hum of servomotors spinning up to speed, relays switching to new configurations.
    • When relays on a control panel failed to work Revechon bought replacements in Leeds but they were bigger and rewiring had to take place to make them fit the box.
    • Roryatkin worked quietly, taking out the fiber-optic cables and their relay nodules and replacing them.
    • If rodent damage is found, clean and repair or replace damaged wiring, relays, and other components and seal over openings that allowed rodent entry.
    • We have done in-house upgrades on some equipment to replace old relays with a programmable controller.
    • They can strip insulation from wires for nest material and their urine sometimes causes corrosion on relays and other electrical components.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (information/instructions) transmitir
    • Consequently, our scan shifted to copying and relaying the information to the controllers in back.
    • If they raise sufficient concerns he relays the information to the police, including the email address of the suspect user.
    • In the days before phones were commonplace, they relayed many messages and telegrams from family members overseas.
    • Eventually, like a rippling effect, pieces of information were being relayed as to the reason for such a security operation.
    • I mean, I just was told by one of my commanders that the information has been relayed.
    • There are special telephone numbers on which such information may be relayed.
    • Road safety messages will be relayed and older children will be given tips on safe driving.
    • You newshounds won't be able to resist relaying the latest entertaining information, complete with added theatrical effects and generous artistic license.
    • Edey recognizes that keeping informed and relaying the facts are necessary to stabilize relationships with students.
    • No I didn't, because I didn't want to relay him any incorrect information, and I didn't know exactly what was going on myself.
    • National advertising can be a strong conduit for relaying your multicultural message.
    • A printed report reduces the confusion often caused by relaying such information verbally or through the camper.
    • He encouraged the pupils to continue their efforts, raising awareness and relaying the message to minimise waste and recycle.
    • This information is then being relayed to interested third parties.
    • Information you provide is relayed to the ambulance crew.
    • A strong message was relayed by the ex-UN Human Rights High Commissioner to the governments of the world.
    • Information is relayed, where available, on where and how the objects were collected.
    • That message could be relayed to the driver's seat, which could alert the driver with a tap on the back.
    • Inside the kiosk, a special camera relays images of passers-by alongside recorded shots of famous local TV and film celebrities.
    • Calmly and maturely relay to her specific instances of when you've felt ignored or unfairly blamed.
  • 2

    Radio Television
    • These receive signals from the homes and relay them to larger broadcast towers for processing.
    • In 2002, it was the first regional station in Ireland to relay the celebration from Lourdes.
    • A special wireless transmitter receiver will relay the data to the computer and it's hoped that the information will assist in treating patients with spinal and nerve problems.
    • Whenever England visited Australia, Radio Ceylon relayed the live commentaries of Radio Australia.
    • Such cameras relay live images across the internet.
    • But it ruled that radio stations could relay the two-way debate, so stations can broadcast it simultaneously.
    • Stations there picked up and rebroadcast the analog signals relayed by satellite from the Netherlands.
    • This relays a signal which is picked up by mobile phone transmitters along the rail route.
    • All are equipped with complex camera systems that can peer into mountain ravines or terrorist compounds, instantly relaying images back to safely situated ground stations.
    • The wireless signal between video player and monitor is relayed via two copper plates a metre apart.
    • A computer relays those signals to the brakes, motor, and steering system.
    • If the film is to be watched immediately, the telecast will commence at once, thanks to a direct-to-home satellite dish that receives and relays high-fidelity signals.
    • A dramatised sequence shows a malingering worker suffering from a bad conscience as the radio relays Harris' request for one last spurt of effort.
    • For example, many systems are outfitted with repeaters, which receive and relay signals.
    • An antenna on the Claife Heights mast relays broadband to two antennas on the Queen's Hotel in Ambleside, which in turn links via airwaves to a receiver box mounted outside a house or business premises.
    • The buoy contains a GSM unit and picks up the signals which it then relays down the wire to the phone.
    • A registration map interconnects two different maps and relays activity from one to the other.
    • Instead of ringing 20 lads, a simple text message is sent to a number, which relays the message to all on the list.
    • Some servers are shipped from the factory with software preset to relay e-mail messages automatically.
    • Anonymous hubs are special computers on the Internet which relay information between a user and a web site that a user is visiting.

There are 2 main translations of relay in Spanish

: relay1relay2


volver a colocar, v.

Pronunciation /riˈleɪ/ /riːˈleɪ/

transitive verb relaid, relaid

  • 1

    (carpet) volver a colocar
    (cable) volver a tender
    • Newcastle relaid their pitch this season and Liverpool last year - but that is nothing compared with Dutch club Ajax who have had 26 surfaces in recent years, replacing their pitch up to five times a season.
    • It's a fantastic stadium and I recall Bolton had just relaid their pitch.
    • The front drive was too steep, so had to be relaid at a cost of €145,000, and the pool was a nightmare to build,’ he says.
    • The corner of the gardens beside the river that leads through to South Esplanade has been relaid with new York stone paving and, near Skeldergate Bridge, the first drainage channels have been cut into the riverbank.
    • ‘There were a few accidents with people tripping up on the flag stones, but this really doesn't look nice and I think it would have been better if the flags had been relaid,’ he said.
    • When Smithfield's 400,000 cobblestones were being lifted, cleaned and relaid by hand as part of regeneration, the fair temporarily relocated to Grangegorman.
    • Mr Rix said: ‘The developers agree that Market Way will be relaid because there has been cracking which results in hazards for users.’
    • Even the pitch, relaid by the same company who did the Amsterdam Arena before Rangers' 3-1 win against Ajax, was the rich emerald hue of years gone by.
    • The 23-year-old said the newly relaid Interlagos track was awash with rivers of water after being hit by a torrential downpour.
    • Claudio Caniggia had started brightly on the right flank but, 16 minutes into the game, a body check by Sutton had sent him sprawling to the newly relaid Hampden turf.
    • I understand there is a provision now to make the contractors concerned responsible for any repairs within a specified period after a road has been relaid.
    • Too far apart, the gaps are filled with ugly black tar: what a shame the job wasn't done by the people who relaid Foss Bridge in York with such care last year.
    • Flower beds which border the entrance to the park on Bolton Road will be replanted and damaged footpaths will be relaid to attract visitors back to the park.
    • First, he wiped out their debt, then he tidied up the ground, relaid the pitch and went full-time with a host of players from higher divisions.
    • The pitch at Old Trafford has not been relaid since 2003, and only nine square inches of turf have needed replacing this season.
    • Roads should be relaid properly and not allowed to get into the disgraceful state which Bradford roads currently find themselves.
    • It was not long ago that, at enormous expense, the pavement was relaid and now we have Tarmac extensions!
    • Council contractors provided fencing to keep the area secure and the surface will now be relaid.
    • The damage caused by the Berkshire train crash is so bad that the whole section of track will have to be relaid.