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gobo

(ˈɡəʊbəʊ)
n, pl -bos or -boes
1. (Electronics) a shield placed around a microphone to exclude unwanted sounds
2. (Photography) a black screen placed around a camera lens, television lens, etc, to reduce the incident light
[C20: of unknown origin]

go•bo

(ˈgoʊ boʊ)

n., pl. -bos, -boes.
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 undesirable sounds.
[1925–30; orig. uncertain]
Translations

gobo

n pl <gobos or goboes> (TV, Film) → Linsenschirm m; (for microphones) → Schallschirm m
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The new solution--which won an IES Illumination Award of Merit in 2014 as well as a Vitality Award from the City of Calgary--involved three major components: color-changing LEDs, ceramic metal halide gobos and a DMX control system.
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One of my favourite rooms," says my expert guide, showing me the theatre's collection of gobos.
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And his evocation of winter, just a few snow-Bake gobos on the back wall, is subtle and effective.
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