: a computer chip in a television set that can prevent the viewing of certain programs or channels especially on the basis of content

Word History



First Known Use

1993, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of V-chip was in 1993

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“V-chip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/V-chip. Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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