Relais

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Relais (Fort) A narrow space between the foot of the rampart and the scarp of the ditch, serving to receive the earth that may crumble off or be washed down, and prevent its falling into the ditch.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n relais In fortification, a walk, four or five feet wide, left without the rampart, to receive the earth which maybe washed down and prevent it from falling into the ditch.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Relais re-lā′ (fort.) a walk left within a rampart to keep earth from falling into the ditch.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. See Relay (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage


In news:

9 Carrefour de l'Odéon Hotel Relais Saint-Germain Paris, 75006, France.
There were only four guests, all staying for a single night, during a recent week at the Relais Azalai, this town's one modern hotel, forcing disconsolate tourist guides to trudge through streets of deep sand in a vain search for clients.
THE packed house at Le Relais de Venise L'Entrecote is onto something — and it can't be the much-hyped "mysterious" sauce slathered onto sliced sirloin that otherwise would have just slightly more character than at Tad's Broiled Steaks.
Scott Johnson, chef at Canoe Bay Relais and Chateaux in Wisconsin, is a big proponent of locally grown produce, using as many nearby sources as possible.
Ludo Lefebvre has been named one of the World's 50 Greatest Chefs by Relais & Chateaux, despite not having a restaurant of his own.
AZTV7/Cable 13, Me-TV 7.2, RTV 7.3, Phoenix-Prescott, AZColin Bedford, Barbara Lynch, And Michael Tusk Announced 2013 Relais & Chateaux North America Grand Chefs.
Tucson News NowColin Bedford, Barbara Lynch, And Michael Tusk Announced 2013 Relais & Chateaux North America Grand Chefs.
The Xara Palace Relais & Chateau, Mdina Vies for Best Dining Boutique Hotel in the World.
Sirsi Partners With Relais International.
Maya Olesen, Miss World Denmark (left) presenting The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Director Nicola Paris with runner-up for "Best Dining Boutique Hotel in the World" at The 2012 Boutique Hotel Awards held at the Hempel Hotel in London.
Sure, we have the awesome Le Relais, but it's a fancy, upscale restaurant, hardly a bistro by any standard.
Le Relais Ski Center is only about 15 minutes from the enchantments of Quebec City.
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In science:

The spectral sequence (3.16) coincides with the spectral sequence of the double complex L•,• relaI I (Tot(L•,• )))r∈Z of Tot(L•,• ) in (3.22).
Obstructions for Deformations of Complexes
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