characterized by verbosity or unnecessary repetition in expressing ideas; prolix:
a redundant style.
being in excess; exceeding what is usual or natural:
a redundant part.
having some unusual or extra part or feature.
characterized by superabundance or superfluity:
lush, redundant vegetation.
(of a structural member) not necessary for resisting statically determined stresses.
(of a structure) having members designed to resist other than statically determined stresses; hyperstatic.
noting a complete truss having additional members for resisting eccentric loads.
Compare complete (def 8), incomplete (def 3).
(of a device, circuit, computer system, etc.) having excess or duplicate parts that can continue to perform in the event of malfunction of some of the parts.
Linguistics. characterized by redundancy; predictable.
Computers. containing more bits or characters than are required, as a parity bit inserted for checking purposes.
Chiefly British. removed or laid off from a job.
surplus to requirements; unnecessary or superfluous
verbose or tautological
deprived of one’s job because it is no longer necessary for efficient operation: he has been made redundant
(of components, information, etc) duplicated or added as a precaution against failure, error, etc
- Red underwing
noun 1. a large noctuid moth, Catocala nupta, having dull forewings and hind wings coloured red and black
1. reduplication. redupl. 1. reduplicated 2. reduplication
verb (used with object), reduplicated, reduplicating. 1. to double; repeat. 2. Grammar. to form (a derivative or inflected form) by doubling a specified syllable or other portion of the primitive, sometimes with fixed modifications, as in Greek léloipa “I have left,” leípo “I leave.”. verb (used without object), reduplicated, reduplicating. 3. to become doubled. 4. […]
[ri-doo-pli-key-shuh n, -dyoo-] /rɪˌdu plɪˈkeɪ ʃən, -ˌdyu-/ noun 1. the act of reduplicating; the state of being reduplicated. 2. something resulting from reduplicating. 3. Grammar. reduplicating as a grammatical pattern. the added element in a reduplicated form. a form containing a reduplicated element. reduplication /rɪˌdjuːplɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun 1. the process or an instance of redoubling 2. […]