from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The state of being redundant.
- noun Something redundant or excessive; a superfluity.
- noun Repetition of linguistic information inherent in the structure of a language, as singularity in the sentence It works.
- noun Excessive wordiness or repetition in expression.
- noun The state or fact of being unemployed because work is no longer offered or considered necessary.
- noun A dismissal of an employee from work for being no longer necessary; a layoff.
- noun Electronics Duplication or repetition of elements in electronic equipment to provide alternative functional channels in case of failure.
- noun Repetition of parts or all of a message to circumvent transmission errors.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
- noun Synonyms Verbosity, Tautology, etc. (see
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The state of being
redundant; a superfluity; something redundantor excessive; a needless repetitionin language; excessive wordiness.
Duplicationof componentsor circuitsto provide survivalof the total system in case of failureof single components.
- noun Duplication of parts of a
messageto guard against transmission errors.
- noun chiefly UK, Australia, New Zealand The state of being
unemployedbecause one's jobis no longer necessary; the dismissalof such an employee; a layoff.
- noun law
surplusageinserted in a pleadingwhich may be rejected by the courtwithout impairingthe validityof what remains.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun repetition of an act needlessly
- noun repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission
- noun (electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails
- noun the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Those who take voluntary redundancy will receive their contractual notice period, the statutory redundancy payment and one month's salary.
DUH ... the idiots asking the questions kept asking the same thing over and over ... how about a little focus on that and the fact that political hacks making the hearings a study in redundancy is a waste of our time?
Gotta build in redundancy to your systems and not rely on a single provider for everything.
The savings from eliminating redundancy is not being subtracted in calculating the true cost.
The RGA rates are then mid-value - selected in redundancy management to provide SRB pitch and yaw rates to the user software.
One possible explanation for this level of redundancy is that vocabulary size is selected as a fitness indicator and is used for display.
Such gradualism and redundancy is what buffers the body against devastating mutations.
Also, your argument that the language indicating the availability of mandamus should not be a redundancy is highly unpersuasive, maybe the purpose was to make sure that a direct interlocutory appeal would not be available under the collateral order doctrine, and alternatively, if the collateral order doctrine did not apply, to ensure that mandamus would be available despite the lack of an independent source of jurisdiction.
Doesn't Dish believe in redundancy, hot swapping, etc.??
The corners were littered with items discarded in redundancy, spare parts, pieces of equipment that had been brought up here and simply abandoned after the need for them had passed.