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Night Vision

A trademark for a technology that enables vision at night, as by amplification of low light to create visible images or by detection of infrared wavelengths.

night vision

Vision in dim light.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.night vision - the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)night vision - the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty

night vi·sion

n. visión nocturna. V.: scotopia
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Also incorporated into the loader's firing position is a thermal sight, giving the position the ability to locate and fire on targets in the dark.
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