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No longer needed or useful; superfluous,
  1. No longer needed or useful; superfluous
    • - an appropriate use for a redundant church
    • - many of the old skills had become redundant
  2. (of words or data) Able to be omitted without loss of meaning or function

  3. (of a component) Not strictly necessary to functioning but included in case of failure in another component

  4. (of a person) No longer employed because there is no more work available
    • - eight permanent staff were made redundant

  1. excess: more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ...
  2. pleonastic: repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant
  3. (redundance) redundancy: the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded; "the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers"
  4. (redundancy) repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission
  5. (redundancy) (electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails
  6. Redundant by Leo Butler premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in 2001 starring Lyndsey Marshal and directed by Dominic Cooke.
  7. "Redundant" is a song by the American punk rock band Green Day. It was released as the third single from their fifth album Nimrod. The song failed to match the impressive chart positions of its predecessors, despite an ambitious music video for MTV.
  8. (Redundancy (databases)) In the field of relational database design, normalization is a systematic way of ensuring that a database structure is suitable for general-purpose querying and free of certain undesirable characteristics—insertion, update, and deletion anomalies—that could lead to a ...
  9. (Redundancy (engineering)) In engineering, redundancy is the duplication of critical s of a system with the intention of increasing reliability of the system, usually in the case of a backup or fail-safe.
  10. (Redundancy (information theory)) Redundancy in information theory is the number of bits used to transmit a message minus the number of bits of actual information in the message. Informally, it is the amount of wasted "space" used to transmit certain data. ...
  11. (Redundancy (law)) Layoff (in UK and US English), also called redundancy in the UK, is the temporary suspension or permanent termination of employment of an employee or (more commonly) a group of employees for business reasons, such as when certain positions are no longer necessary or when a ...
  12. Superfluous; exceeding what is necessary; Repetitive or needlessly wordy; Dismissed from employment because no longer needed; Duplicating or able to duplicate the function of another component of a system, providing back-up in the event the other component fails
  13. ((Drop) Redundancy) This is where a particular area (pixel) can be printed by more than one nozzle. So if a nozzle is blocked, the pixel can be printed by the other nozzle. This may take place on a different pass.
  14. (Redundancy) Because several hundred devices often connect back to each IDF device, a single IDF failure can create a significant outage.
  15. (Redundancy) termination of employment because a job no longer exists.
  16. (redundancy) (1) Duplicate standby equipment or facilities that are activated to insure continuous service or minimize the effect of equipment malfunctions. (2) A repetition of information. ...
  17. Redundancy is a form of dismissal. It could be that the company is down sizing or closing a department or closing the whole company. The staff are then made redundant as there is no longer available employment.
  18. (Redundancy) This is the capacity to switch from primary equipment to standby equipment automatically without affecting the process under control.
  19. (Redundancy) A systematic approach to eliminating single points-of-failure in a network, data storage system, or content delivery system.
  20. (Redundancy) The existence of more than one means for accomplishing a given function.
  21. (Redundancy) A reason for dismissal, redundancy involves the closure (either temporary or permanent) of the business.
  22. (Redundancy) Having one or more backup systems available in case of failure of the main system.
  23. (Redundancy) The number of independent variables is more than the number of constraints.
  24. (Redundancy) The duplication of information or hardware equipment components to ensure that should a primary resource fail, a secondary resource can take over its function.Essentially backup components perform duplicate functions to ensure continuity of the hosting service.
  25. (redundancy) Any information that is known and can be checked. [SC27] Duplication of system components (e.g., hard drives), information (e.g., backup tapes, archived files), or personnel intended to increase the reliability of service and/or decrease the risk of information loss. ...