Gobo



[goh-boh] /ˈgoʊ boʊ/

noun, plural gobos, goboes. Movies, Television.
1.
a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.
2.
a screen or sheet of sound-absorbent material for shielding a microphone from sounds coming from a particular direction.
/ˈɡəʊbəʊ/
noun (pl) -bos, -boes
1.
a shield placed around a microphone to exclude unwanted sounds
2.
a black screen placed around a camera lens, television lens, etc, to reduce the incident light

1930, American English, Hollywood movie set slang, of unknown origin, perhaps somehow from go-between.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Gobonee

    [guh-boh-nee] /gəˈboʊ ni/ adjective, Heraldry. 1. .

  • Gobony

    [guh-boh-nee] /gəˈboʊ ni/ adjective, Heraldry. 1. .



  • Go boom

    Related Terms fall down and go boom

  • Gobs

    [gob] /gɒb/ noun 1. a mass or lump. 2. gobs, Informal. a large quantity: gobs of money. 3. Also called goaf. Mining. waste or barren material. [gob] /gɒb/ noun, Slang. 1. a sailor, especially a seaman in the U.S. Navy. [gob] /gɒb/ noun, Slang. 1. the mouth. [gob] /gɒb/ British Dialect verb (used without object), […]



Disclaimer: Gobo definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.