= V =
virtual shredder n.
The jargonic equivalent of the bit bucket at shops using IBM's VM/CMS operating system. VM/CMS
officially supports a whole bestiary of virtual card readers,
virtual printers, and other phantom devices; these are used to
supply some of the same capabilities Unix gets from pipes and I/O
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.