Associations to the word «Redundancy»


REDUNDANCY, noun. The state of being redundant; a superfluity; something redundant or excessive; a needless repetition in language; excessive wordiness.
REDUNDANCY, noun. Duplication of components or circuits to provide survival of the total system in case of failure of single components.
REDUNDANCY, noun. Duplication of parts of a message to guard against transmission errors.
REDUNDANCY, noun. (chiefly UK) (Australia) (New Zealand) The state of being unemployed because one's job is no longer necessary; the dismissal of such an employee; a layoff.
REDUNDANCY, noun. (law) surplusage inserted in a pleading which may be rejected by the court without impairing the validity of what remains.

Dictionary definition

REDUNDANCY, noun. Repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission.
REDUNDANCY, noun. The attribute of being superfluous and unneeded; "the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers".
REDUNDANCY, noun. (electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails.
REDUNDANCY, noun. Repetition of an act needlessly.

Wise words

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