gobo

noun
go·​bo | \ ˈgō-(ˌ)bō How to pronounce gobo (audio) \
plural gobos also goboes

Definition of gobo

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

First Known Use of gobo

1923, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gobo

origin unknown

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“Gobo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gobo. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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