Meaning of redundant
Pronunciation: (ri-dun'dunt), [key]
- 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. Cf.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.
- characterized by redundancy; predictable.
- containing more bits or characters than are required, as a parity bit inserted for checking purposes.
- removed or laid off from a job.
- redundant (Thesaurus)