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night vision


  1. ability to see at night or in a dim light.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of night vision1

First recorded in 1815–25

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Example Sentences

Then, a gate guard at the airport sent him an image of a skull-like face wearing night vision goggles and a headpiece — a visual passcode.

Other footage showed night vision goggles, radios, and magazine pouches apparently seized from Afghan outposts during the Taliban offensive, which also saw militants seize military vehicles like Humvees and MRAPs.

The inspectors photographed the night vision goggles they found in his luggage, then let him go.

Finally, there’s also night vision to keep track of any pet wanderings.

Botley’s maker, Learning Resources, has updated the robot for 2020 with new interactions, color-changing eyes and night vision so it can carry on line-sensing in the dark.

Another member of the plot took care of the ammo along with black uniforms, night-vision equipment, and body armor.

And night-vision photography would never have been deemed sexy.

Dusk is the time of least visibility to the eye and to night-vision sniper goggles, they said.

The grainy, green-lit night-vision shots on cable TV of fireballs arcing into Afghan targets seemed to fill a need for revenge.

The U.S. government has also provided Humvees and night-vision goggles as well as arms and ammunition to the Yemeni military.

Had not the secret been revealed to him, as it was to Daniel, in a night-vision?

Isaac has a night-vision and Jacob a dream and a night meeting with a mysterious wrestler.