redundancy

  • 21redundancy — redundant ► ADJECTIVE 1) not or no longer needed or useful; superfluous. 2) chiefly Brit. made unemployed because one s job is superfluous to requirements. DERIVATIVES redundancy noun (pl. redundancies) redundantly adverb. ORIGIN originally in… …

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  • 22redundancy — noun 1. repetition of messages to reduce the probability of errors in transmission (Freq. 1) • Derivationally related forms: ↑redundant • Hypernyms: ↑repetitiveness, ↑repetitiousness 2. the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded (Freq. 1) …

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  • 23redundancy — noun (plural cies) Date: circa 1602 1. a. the quality or state of being redundant ; superfluity b. the use of redundant components; also such components c. chiefly British dismissal from a job especially by layoff 2. profusion …

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  • 24redundancy — /ri dun deuhn see/, n., pl. redundancies. 1. the state of being redundant. 2. superfluous repetition or overlapping, esp. of words. 3. a redundant thing, part, or amount; superfluity. 4. the provision of additional or duplicate systems, equipment …

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  • 25redundancy — Occurrence of linearly arranged, largely identical, repeated sequences of DNA. terminal r. the condition in a viral chromosome in which identical genetic information occurs at each end of the chromosome. * * * re·dun·dan·cy (re dunґdən se)… …

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  • 26Redundancy — (информационная) избыточность …

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  • 27redundancy — Synonyms and related words: EDP, abundance, amplitude, avalanche, battology, bedizenment, bit, channel, circumambages, circumbendibus, circumlocution, cloud of words, communication explosion, communication theory, copiousness, data retrieval,… …

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  • 28redundancy — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. verbosity, tautology, superfluity; see excess , repetition , wordiness . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Words or the use of words in excess of those needed for clarity or precision: diffuseness, diffusion, long windedness,… …

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  • 29redundancy — re|dun|dan|cy [ rı dʌndənsi ] noun count or uncount 1. ) a situation in which something is not needed, especially because the same thing or a similar thing already exists 2. ) BRITISH a situation in which someone is told to leave their job… …

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  • 30Redundancy — If you are made redundant it means you are laid off …

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  • 31redundancy — rɪ dÊŒndÉ™nsɪ n. excessive plentifulness, superfluity; wordiness; state of being unemployed; layoff; abundance; needless repetition …

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  • 32Redundancy —   A technical systems term for repeating data in the data base. Logic says that data should only exist in a data base in one place. Data is however duplicated in actual systems because of technical limitations of the system and for ease of use …

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  • 33redundancy — n. See redundance …

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  • 34redundancy — n 1. repetition, pleonasm, tautology, battology; verbosity, prolixity, verbiage, wordiness, overamplification, windiness, long windedness. 2. surplus, excess, hypertrophy, glut; superfluity, plethora, excessiveness, uselessness, needlessness, a… …

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  • 35redundancy — re·dun·dan·cy …

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  • 36redundancy — noun Syn: dismissal, sacking, lay off, discharge, unemployment …

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  • 37redundancy — [rɪˈdʌndənsi] noun [C/U] 1) British a situation in which someone is told to leave their job because they are no longer needed 2) a situation in which something is not needed, because the same thing or a similar thing already exists …

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  • 38redundancy — re•dun•dan•cy [[t]rɪˈdʌn dən si[/t]] also re•dun′dance n. pl. dan•cies also danc•es 1) the state of being redundant 2) a redundant thing; superfluity 3) cvb the provision of a duplicate system or equipment as a backup 4) ling. Ling. a) ling. the… …

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  • 39redundancy — /rəˈdʌndənsi/ (say ruh dunduhnsee) noun (plural redundancies) 1. the state of being redundant. 2. a redundant thing, part, or amount; a superfluity. 3. the payment made to a redundant employee. Also, redundance …

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  • 40redundancy —    In data transmission, the portion of characters and bits that can be eliminated with no loss of information …

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