redundancy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word redundancy

(noun) repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission Definition
(noun) the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded
Synonyms : redundance
Example Sentence
  • the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers
(noun) (electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails Definition
(noun) repetition of an act needlessly

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