a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.
a screen or sheet of sound-absorbent material for shielding a microphone from sounds coming from a particular direction.
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How to use gobo in a sentence
Mammy gobo was no respecter of persons, and I was glad to find that she attended on Tom with as much care as she had done on me.Hurricane Hurry | W.H.G. Kingston
We told Mammy gobo of what had occurred, and she said she would try and find out who had robbed us.Hurricane Hurry | W.H.G. Kingston
gobo, poor fellow, required no second invitation; indeed, his haste was his undoing.Maiwa's Revenge | H. Rider Haggard
"I crave a thousand pardons, good Queen," begged gobo, spreading out his arms in submission.The King of Gee-Whiz | Emerson Hough
It was the Wicked Fairy gobo who put such notions in his head; but let us hope that all will yet be well.The King of Gee-Whiz | Emerson Hough
British Dictionary definitions for gobo
a shield placed around a microphone to exclude unwanted sounds
a black screen placed around a camera lens, television lens, etc, to reduce the incident light
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