characterized by verbosity or unnecessary repetition in expressing ideas; prolix: a redundant style.
being in excess; exceeding what is usual or natural: a redundant part.
having some unusual or extra part or feature.
characterized by superabundance or superfluity: lush, redundant vegetation.
Engineering. (of a structural member) not necessary for resisting statically determined stresses. (of a structure) having members designed to resist other than statically determined stresses; hyperstatic. noting a complete truss having additional members for resisting eccentric loads. Compare complete (def 8), incomplete (def 3). (of a device, circuit, computer system, etc.) having excess or duplicate parts that can continue to perform in the event of malfunction of some of the parts.