Foam covers on the end of the mics that prevent "popping" (Definition: Origin: comedian Hugh Laurie, by way of comedian/author/actor Stephen Fry, by way of Patrick A. Keane.)
by Kathy Yu August 12, 2005
Noun: Slang term for a pop shield, put on the microphone to prevent plosive consonants from registering too forcefully during studio recording of voice overs.
by Kilkrazy July 02, 2004
Slang term for pop guard or pop cover: the foam cover put on microphones to prevent "popping" that results from loud consonants. Originated by Hugh Laurie during a BBC radio interview.
by Ange lina July 26, 2005