From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Redundancy or redundant may refer to:

Language and arts[edit]

Computer science and engineering[edit]


  • Codon redundancy, the redundancy of the genetic code exhibited as the multiplicity of three-codon combinations
  • Cytokine redundancy, a term in immunology referring to the phenomenon in which, and the ability of, multiple cytokines to exert similar actions
  • Gene redundancy, the existence of several genes in the genome of an organism that perform the same role to some extent

Other uses[edit]

  • Layoff, termination of employment of a person whose post becomes unnecessary
  • Voluntary redundancy, termination of employment by agreement between employee and employer
  • Redundancy in English law, redundancy in English labour law refers to the dismissal of an employee

See also[edit]