nightscope


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nightscope

(ˈnaɪtˌskəʊp)
n
(Tools) an instrument aiding vision at extremely low light levels, originally developed for military use
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It is not known why Cole had a .22 air rifle, complete with a muzzle and nightscope. This is the most powerful type of gun you can legally own in Britain without a licence - but it is powerful enough to KILL people.
First, technological advances--cameras equipped with zoom and nightscope capacity, computers that can process millions of records in minutes, detection equipment that can see through clothes--have made dragnets more efficient, effective, and economical, or at least government officials think so.
The images include grainy footage shot through a nightscope showing an American helicopter gunship killing a wounded Iraqi as he crawls from a burning truck.
Not surprisingly, the networks took to boasting of their technology, as when Charles Gibson, raving about ABC's "Saving Private Jessica" footage on Good Morning America, "ooh'd" and "ah'd" about "that nightscope video that is of course so captivating to watch." Note: He didn't tout the video because it was so informative or so significant but because it was so captivating.
FIREFIGHT: A Royal Marine,pictured through a nightscope, fires during an attack near Basra yesterday; HOME: The chartered jet carrying the wounded comes in to land
Callsign 69 set up inside the wire and consisted of the Platoon Commander and one sniper equipped with a nightscope. Within their arcs of fire was a trailer baited with food and water sitting just inside the perimeter.
"The viewers are flipping around like mad and they know everybody else has green nightscope cameras as well, so they wonder what's exclusive about it," Sorenson says.
That first night, CNN scored an exclusive by secretly transmitting blurry fluorescent green "nightscope" images of the NATO air strikes in Kosovo.
At 2200 h, we observed the elk (with an 11 X nightscope, Litton Electron Devices, Tempe, Arizona) bedded in the same location.
Their microscope also benefits from single-particle imaging techniques that had originally been developed as a result of research using an infrared nightscope -- an instrument used to see at night -- during the Vietnam era.
Baghdad through the nightscope lense looked like the Emerald City from the Wizard of Oz.