Definitions for "REDUNDANT"
Superfluous; needless; _de trop_. The Sultan said: "There's evidence abundant To prove this unbelieving dog redundant." To whom the Grand Vizier, with mien impressive, Replied: "His head, at least, appears excessive." Habeeb Suleiman Mr. Debs is a redundant citizen. Theodore Roosevelt
Needlessly repetitious, unnecessary.
Excess to requirements.
Exceeding what is natural or necessary; superabundant; exuberant; as, a redundant quantity of bile or food.
Using more worrds or images than are necessary or useful; 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
Duplicated. Example: a cabling system that provides a duplicate cabling route in case the first one goes down. (8/97)
Backup arrays, drives, disks or power supplies that duplicate functions performed elsewhere.
(1) More than is actually needed for intelligibility; and (2) items of equipment which are provided in duplicate or triplicate so that a required grade of service may be reliably achieved.
In the world of networks, redundancy is a good thing. Having two or more components available to do the same job serves as a backup system for your server. Host Co-Location®'s internal architecture is tested regularly, and has been created so that no single piece of network gear has the potential to affect your access.
Having more than one anchor. To have backup anchors, in case one or more anchors fail.
"Redundant" is a single by Green Day and the fourth track from their album nimrod. The song failed to match the impressive chart positions of its predecessors, despite an ambitious music video for MTV.
use of more words than required to express an idea; "a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"; "a redundant text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"
Keywords:  unemployed, work
out of work, unemployed
Redundancy is the tradeoff of resources for risk, in which two or more identical parts or subsystems are employed to insure that there is no total system failure. Redundancy is also the tradeoff of cost in return for capability when two identical parts or subsystems are employed to improve the overall capacity or speed of the system.
In a redundant system, if you lose part of the system, it can continue to operate. For example, if you have two power supplies with one that takes over if the other one dies, that's redundancy.
something which is not essential. Example: 'er' and 'um' are redundant fillers in speech; they are not essential to the understanding of what is being communicated
Keywords:  sack, fire
("make redundant") - to fire, sack
Keywords:  ceases, longer, fewer, engaged, arises
no longer needed
Redundancy arises if the employer ceases to carry on or closes the business in which the employee was engaged, if the employer no longer needs the skills of the employee or needs fewer to carry out the work.
Video data information that does not change over a certain time interval (temporally redundant) or video data information where a given pixel is surrounded with similar pixels (spatially redundant).
Keywords:  master, film, see
See Film Master
Multiple copies of a gene or different genes with the same function.
Keywords:  see
See redundant.