video card

noun

: a circuit board in a computer system designed to generate output for the system's video display screen

Examples of video card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Additional features include Bluetooth 5.0 compatibility, 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking, and an Intel HD Graphics 630 video card. Stack Commerce, Popular Science, 9 Aug. 2023 Who thought to put these bulky, awkward connectors right in the top center of the video card, guaranteeing a giant cable blemish right in the middle of your PC build? John Burek, PCMAG, 5 June 2023 On Sunday, the SKIMS mogul, 42, received a sweet Mother's Day video card from her 7-year-old son — and her three other kids — in a gift set up by her sister Khloé Kardashian. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 15 May 2023 The Kardashians star also shared the sweet Mother's Day video card her kids gave her. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 15 May 2023 Please consider upgrading your video card, in other words. Kevin Purdy, Ars Technica, 14 Apr. 2023 Also on sale today: a 1TB internal solid-state drive, 75-inch 4K UHD smart TV, four-pack of Apple AirTag trackers, and a gaming video card. Stephanie Mlot, PCMAG, 20 Mar. 2023 The 15-inch XPS isn't as svelte and portable as the 13-inch, but along with the larger, heavier form factor comes a discrete video card (Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1650, 4GB) and 8-gigabytes of RAM. Scott Gilbertson, Wired, 28 Nov. 2020 With the motherboard in this orientation, the CPU ends up close to the front panel (rather than in the upper-left corner), and your video card runs vertically, up and down the rear half of the case. PCMAG, 8 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1976, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of video card was in 1976

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“Video card.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/video%20card. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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