Definition of Electrical relay

1. Noun. Electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit.

Exact synonyms: Relay
Group relationships: Circuit, Electric Circuit, Electrical Circuit
Generic synonyms: Electrical Device
Terms within: Electromagnet
Derivative terms: Relay

Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrical Relay

electrical energy
electrical engineer
electrical engineering
electrical failure
electrical formula
electrical fuse
electrical healing
electrical heart position
electrical inductance
electrical line of force
electrical outlet
electrical phenomenon
electrical plant
electrical power
electrical relay (current term)
electrical resistance
electrical shock
electrical shunt
electrical skin response
electrical storm
electrical switch
electrical synapse
electrical system
electrical systole
electrical tape
electrical tapes
electrical work

Literary usage of Electrical relay

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Electromagnetic Phenomena, and on the Compass and Its by Timothy Augustine Lyons (1901)
"We have here the mechanism of an electrical relay—the feeble energy of the electrical discharge [that] m call into play a giant energy. ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"More recently, moderately retarded workers have been taught to assemble electrical relay panels (1967), television rectifier units (1967), ..."

3. The Reign of Rubber by William Chauncey Geer (1922)
"... electrical relay contacts are closed in the block over which the signal governs the train movements. ..."

4. Quarterly of the National Fire Protection Association by National Fire Protection Association (1896)
"... US Air Force -3 ICBM $2000000 ed caused by the unintentional cal closing of an electrical relay in y destruct system, a USAF-Martin -3 intercontinental ..."

5. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy and Telephony by John Ambrose Fleming (1919)
"It is usual to operate the transmitter in each station by electrical relay keys worked from the adjacent receiving station. As regards short distance ..."

6. The Structure and functions of the brain and spinal cord by Victor Horsley (1892)
"... Reymond originally suggested, the nerve cell under these circumstances acts like an electrical relay. This peculiar relation of a nerve cell to the side ..."

7. The Gas, Petrol, and Oil Engine by Dugald Clerk, George Arthur Burls (1909)
"time of fall is determined and checked by means of a tuning-fork operated electrically and actuating an electrical relay which traces a curve on the falling ..."

8. A Text Book on Gas, Oil, and Air Engines by Bryan Donkin (1905)
"... sample unmixed with air, a single bubble of gas was taken from the exhaust valve immediately after each explosion, by means of a small electrical relay. ..."

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