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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relay, relay racenoun

    a race between teams; each member runs or swims part of the distance

Wiktionary

  1. relay racenoun

    A sports contest, where the members of a team take turns e.g. swimming, running or skiing parts of a circuit and/or performing certain action.

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  1. Relay race

    A relay race is a racing competition where members of a team take turns completing parts of racecourse or performing a certain action. Relay races take the form of professional races and amateur games. Relay races are common in running, orienteering, swimming, cross-country skiing, biathlon, or ice skating (usually with a baton in the fist). In the Olympic Games, there are several types of relay races that are part of track and field. Relay race, also called Relay, a track-and-field sport consisting of a set number of stages (legs), usually four, each leg run by a different members of a team. The runner finishing one leg is usually required to pass the next runner a stick-like object known as a "baton" while both are running in a marked exchange zone. In most relays, team members cover equal distances: Olympic events for both men and women are the 400-metre (4 × 100-metre) and 1,600-metre (4 × 400-metre) relays. Some non-Olympic relays are held at distances of 800 m, 3,200 m, and 6,000 m. In the less frequently run medley relays, however, the athletes cover different distances in a prescribed order—as in a sprint medley of 200, 200, 400, 800 metres or a distance medley of 1,200, 400, 800, 1,600 metres.

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  1. relay race

    A relay race is a type of race, commonly in track and field or swimming, where a team of competitors compete against other teams, and each team member must complete a part of the course or distance before handing over the task to the next team member, typically by passing a baton or other object. The team that finishes the entire course first is declared the winner.

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  1. Relay race

    During a relay race, members of a team take turns running, orienteering, swimming, cross-country skiing, biathlon, or ice skating parts of a circuit or performing a certain action. Relay races take the form of professional races and amateur games. In the Olympic games, there are several types of relay races that are part of track and field.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of relay race in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of relay race in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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