There are 2 definitions of gobo in English:

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noun (plural gobos)

1A dark plate or screen used to shield a lens from light.
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  • I may actually be trying to acid etch some gobos in my art class to save the department some money.
1.1 Theatre A partial screen used in front of a spotlight to project a shape.
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  • The use of gobos to project different shapes onto the walls behind the actors seemed arbitrary, as if they just used whatever was left in the kit.
  • In this case, she had apparently discussed with B having the gobos (the silhouettes that get projected on to the walls from the lamps) on a ‘Hollywood’ theme.
  • The scenes of young Olivia spying on her whore mother through a static peephole gobo have an unsettlingly quality.
1.2A shield used to mask a microphone from extraneous noise.
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  • For mixing sessions, gobos are arrayed behind the mixing position to tone down the ‘liveness’ of the room.
  • Nice custom racks and cabinets are available, along with things like speaker stands and gobos.
  • On some tunes, we tightened things up by lowering the umbrella and closing up the gobos.

Origin

1930s: of unknown origin, perhaps from go between.

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There are 2 definitions of gobo in English:

gobo2

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Pronunciation: /ˈgəʊbəʊ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A vegetable root used in Japanese and other oriental cookery.
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  • The Japanese do not often cook gobo as a vegetable in its own right, preferring to combine it with other vegetables.
  • I actually found myself liking an improbable cream-cheese-and-smoked-salmon concoction called a Pink Lady, which gained some street cred with the pungent crunch of salmon skin and batons of the mysterious root called gobo.
  • Finally, burdocks and their edible roots are also found within the family, both the Japanese variety, often referred to as gobo, and the wild American variety.

Origin

Japanese.

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Pronunciation: ˌprēməˈniSHən
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