redundancy

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the situation of not being needed because other similar things exist

Accounting

  • noun the dismissal of a person whose job no longer needs to be done

Aviation

Commerce

  • noun a person who has lost a job because they are not needed any more

Computing

  • noun the process of providing extra components in a system in case there is a breakdown

Economics

  • noun the dismissal of a person whose skills are no longer needed

Electronics

  • The quality or state of being redundant.
  • The duplication of components, circuits, devices, equipment, systems, mechanisms, procedures, or the like, to allow for continued operation after a failure, malfunction, error, or other problem. For example, the incorporation of redundant components for fault-tolerance, the use of additional bits in error correction, or the use of a RAID for fault-tolerance and data backup.

Law

  • noun a state where someone is no longer employed, because the job being done is no longer needed

Media Studies

  • noun the proportion of words in a piece of communication that are not meaningful.

Military

  • noun the practice of maintaining additional military resources to replace those which are destroyed or neutralized
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