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.
Duplicated, as in a redundant cabling system that provides a duplicate cabling route in case the first one goes down.
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.
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 ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy"
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
Not logically necessary: in Spanish Le saludé a Juan the pronoun le is logically redundant. Redundancy is very common in natural language.
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.