(n.) - television graphics that occupy the lower area of a TV screen, originally coined by the Chyron Corporation which develops and manufactures on-screen graphics; now a commonly-used term for such graphics on TV broadcasts worldwide
"I hate it when the chyron is spelled wrong or contains a grammatical mistake. I often see such chyron mistakes on CNN. Sometimes I think the guys who run the TV control rooms can't spell!"
by PRwiz101 April 04, 2010