gobo

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noun go·bo \ˈgō-(ˌ)bō\

Definition of gobo

plural

gobos

also

goboes

  1. 1 :  a dark strip (as of wallboard) to shield a motion-picture or television camera from light

  2. 2 :  a device to shield a microphone from sound

Origin and Etymology of gobo

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1929

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