Redundant vs Hypermeter - What's the difference?

redundant | hypermeter |


As an adjective redundant

is superfluous; exceeding what is necessary.

As a noun hypermeter is

a hypercatalectic line, ie with two syllabes beyond the metrum.

redundant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Superfluous; exceeding what is necessary.
  • Repetitive or needlessly wordy.
  • (chiefly, British) Dismissed from employment because no longer needed; as in "rendered redundant".
  • Duplicating or able to duplicate the function of another component of a system, providing back-up in the event the other component fails.
  • * 2013 , Tom Denton, Automobile Electrical and Electronic Systems , page 142:
  • The two lines are mainly used for redundant and therefore fault-tolerant message transmission, but they can also transmit different messages.

    Antonyms

    * non-redundant

    hypermeter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A hypercatalectic line, i.e. with two syllabes beyond the metrum.
  • A period with a redundant syllable.
  • Derived terms

    * hypermetric * hypermetrical