• WordNet 3.6
    • n redundance the attribute of being superfluous and unneeded "the use of industrial robots created redundancy among workers"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Redundance (Law) Surplusage inserted in a pleading which may be rejected by the court without impairing the validity of what remains.
    • Redundance That which is redundant or in excess; anything superfluous or superabundant. "Labor . . . throws off redundacies ."
    • Redundance The quality or state of being redundant; superfluity; superabundance; excess.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n redundance The character of being redundant; superfluity; superabundance.
    • n redundance That which is redundant or in excess; anything superfluous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Redundance rē-dun′dans quality of being superfluous: superabundance—also Redun′dancy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. redundantia,: cf. F. redondance,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. redund-ans, -antis, pr.p. of redundāre, to redound.


In literature:

His style, it follows perforce, is headlong, gruff, redundant, full of tremendous pounding phrases.
"Rosinante to the Road Again" by John Dos Passos
And this rosiness, so like redundant vigor, was it not the flush of her hot task?
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
But no answer came, and his redundant hope slowly ebbed, leaving a muddy shore of apprehension.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
Nor is the term Olympus as applied to these hills a redundant flight of fancy.
"Legends of Wailuku" by Charlotte Hapai
His views of Italy destroyed by brilliancy and redundant quantity.
"Modern Painters Volume I (of V)" by John Ruskin
If you live in a mountain or hill country, your only danger is redundance of subject.
"The Elements of Drawing" by John Ruskin
Redundance, an element of Gothic, ii.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)" by John Ruskin
But I fear the currency, so redundant, is past remedy.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
He has something to say, and he says it without uncertainty or redundancy.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
But the Turnerian redundance is never monotonous.
"Modern Painters, Volume IV (of V)" by John Ruskin

In poetry:

Sweet enough were she who could,
In thy heart's sweet neighbourhood,
Some redundant sweetness thus
Borrow from that overplus.
""Scentless Flow'rs I Bring Thee"" by William Watson
On Sarum's plain I met a wandering fair;
The look of sorrow, lovely still, she bore;
Loose flow'd the soft redundance of her hair,
And on her brow a flowery wreath she wore.
"Elegy XVI. He Suggests the Advantage of Birth To a Person of Merit" by William Shenstone
The tropic day's redundant charms
Cool twilight soothes away,
The sun slips down behind the palms
And leaves the landscape grey.
I want to take you in my arms
And kiss your lips away!
"Three Songs Of Zahir-u-Din" by Laurence Hope
SHE. Simple, in sooth, and haply true: withal,
Too, too autumnal even for my heart.
I never weary of your vernal note.
Carol again, and sing me back my youth
With the redundant melodies of Spring.
"A Dialogue At Fiesole" by Alfred Austin

In news:

Those outages focused attention on the need for broadband redundancy and prompted a series of studies and route concepts.
'Tattoo': Raw, Rousing and Rather Redundant .
"Most of the increased desire for redundancy and reliability comes from facilities that have previously experienced problems when main power has been lost," says Mark Gelfo, ...
Operators must first select what level of system redundancy to implement.
Dual powering requires careful implementation for successful redundancy .
But during retesting, the component is evaluated against the exact same standards that it was previously tested against, a costly redundancy .
Fleet managers can improve load safety and security by installing redundant refrigeration systems that ensure optimum environmental conditions are maintained, even if the primary refrigeration unit fails.
There is no substitute for detailed planning, testing and redundancy when it comes to making sure your data center can weather any storm.
The rubber fitting is redundant as most cars are equipped to capture the vapors.
Topics explored include getting started with a Virtual SAN Appliance (VSA), online upgrades to physical appliances, proven support for more than 150,000 Microsoft Exchange users, and hyper-redundant fault tolerance.
" To have a university composed of atheists to pursue a course in " secular studies" is redundant.
AURORA, Ill.—As a veteran of the alarm industry, Bob Bonifas knows how important redundancy is for central stations.
The company will offer DTV broadcast stations MPEG transport stream monitoring and redundancy solutions that eliminate single point failures.
The two expressions, though redundant, are common in speech.
There's a lot of redundancy in this world.

In science:

Hence, we consider as solvers procedures that compute redundant constraints, or that simplify them.
Component Programming and Interoperability in Constraint Solver Design
In particular we treat the case when the Wishart-type random matrix contains redundant, non-random information, which is a new result.
Wishart and Anti-Wishart random matrices
In this paper we would like to derive this probability distribution as well as to provide a procedure of reconstructing the redundant information from the first n rows of the matrix.
Wishart and Anti-Wishart random matrices
The goal of this work is to give a simple unified derivation of Pn,k (Ω) which works in both cases and to provide a procedure of reconstructing the redundant information from the first n rows.
Wishart and Anti-Wishart random matrices
The expression obtained is a starting point for algorithms leading to fast reconstruction of the redundant information from the first n rows of the Wishart matrix.
Wishart and Anti-Wishart random matrices