pop filter

noun

: a mesh screen that shields a microphone from bursts of air from a person's mouth during a recording session
I use a pop filter (to protect from plosives), and I record in a quiet room.Lex Friedman, Macworld, August 2011

Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pop filter was in 1970

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“Pop filter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pop%20filter. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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