night vision

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n night vision the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
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Usage

In literature:

It brought me out of bed every morning with visions; it sent me to sleep at night with dreams.
"One Way Out" by William Carleton
Nay, it is silly to entertain one another with stories of phantastic visions of the night.
"Bibliomania; or Book-Madness" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
She remembered the night of his vision quest, when she was sure he would freeze to death.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
The general, says Procopius, was changed by a vision which he saw that night.
"The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI" by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
When we fell asleep that night, it was without visions of new-found wealth.
"Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail" by Ezra Meeker
As he lay beneath the starlit sky that night, Hardy saw a vision of the end, as it would come.
"Hidden Water" by Dane Coolidge
In this delightful mood, Don Lope threw himself upon the superb couch, to pass the night in the luxurious vision of his approaching happiness.
"Gomez Arias" by Joaquín Telesforo de Trueba y Cosío
Daniel has visions in the night.
"Why I Preach the Second Coming" by Isaac Massey Haldeman
After a night of terrifying visions and dreams Julie Heppner had become quieter.
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
Soon he'd be close enough for normal night vision.
"The Sensitive Man" by Poul William Anderson
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In poetry:

Dreary! weary!
Weary! dreary!
Sighs my soul this lonely night.
Farewell gladness!
Welcome sadness!
Vanished are my visions bright.
"At Night" by Abram Joseph Ryan
All was silent -- silent -- silent --
Faded was the vision bright --
But the pilgrim long remembered
In his heart that Christmas night.
"The Pilgrim (A Christmas Legend For Children)" by Abram Joseph Ryan
But when I awoke I remembered
The cause of my fancy's sweet flight,
And the reason of happy dreaming,
Which made blissful the visions of night.
"A Dream" by Robert C O Benjamin
The vision past, at morn they rise,
And hail the day with glad surprise,
To find the burden of their woes
All vanished, with the night's repose.
"Banishment Of Man From The Garden Of The Lord" by James Madison Bell
Thou hast beamed on my pathway, a vision of light,
To guide and to bless from afar;
To illume with thy smile the dead chill of night,
My star, my bright, beautiful star.
"To Revenita (09)" by Madge Morris Wagner
Hushed is the wind: Night steals down shadowy;
A robin sings within the woods grown chill:
Yet 'mid the shadows I thy vision see;
My heart for thy wild beauty sobbeth still.
"Sunset : Hurdcott Camp" by John William Streets

In news:

He believes that a night-vision drug would be most useful on the battlefield, so it is no surprise that the US Department of Defense is funding his work.
Can supplements help poor night vision .
Next year, Autoliv Inc, a worldwide leader in automotive safety, plans to introduce its second-generation automotive night-vision system with a much-improved ability to automatically recognize hazards.
Manufacturer admits to exporting night vision materials to China, Singapore and Britain without US authorization.
Taylor Swift was a vision of femininity and grace at the 2010 Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony in NYC on Thursday night, wearing another lovely lavender cocktail dress.
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Night-vision never looked so scandalous.
'Nice Jewish girl' Anna Fermanova busted for trying to smuggle night-vision scopes to Russia.
Iran's Foreign Ministry has welcomed the decision of a British court not to extradite a former Iranian diplomat wanted by the United States after he was caught in a sting operation trying to export night-vision weapons' sights to Iran.
Visions of lifelong riches are surely dancing in the heads of those rushing to buy lottery tickets for Wednesday night's $500 million Powerball jackpot.
In this Oct 28, 2008 file photo, taken with a night vision scope, US Special Operations forces are seen during a joint operation with Afghan National Army soldiers targeting insurgents operating in Afghanistan's Farah province.
Depot sustains military's electro optics/night vision equipment.
Wisconsin Deer Hunting & Night Vision Goggles .
US Navy researchers are asking night-vision sensors experts at L-3 Integrated Optical Systems in Wilmington, Mass.
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In science:

In general, individuals with Macular Degeneration see no color or detail. The condition is similar to having night vision, and many individuals prefer to keep light levels low.
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