V-chip

noun
\ ˈvē-ˌchip How to pronounce V-chip (audio) \

Definition of V-chip

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

First Known Use of V-chip

1993, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for V-chip

violence

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“V-chip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/V-chip. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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