Passive Redundancy

Some articles on redundancy, passive redundancy:

Redundancy (engineering) - Function of Redundancy
... The two functions of redundancy are passive redundancy and active redundancy ... Passive redundancy uses excess capacity to reduce the impact of component failures ... One common form of passive redundancy is the extra strength of cabling and struts used in bridges ...

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    It is my conviction that in general women are more snobbish and class conscious than men and that these ignoble traits are a product of men’s attitude toward women and women’s passive acceptance of this attitude.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)