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Night Vision

 (nīt)
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

n.
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
Translations

night vi·sion

n. visión nocturna. V.: scotopia
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