daylight vision


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n daylight vision normal vision in daylight; vision with sufficient illumination that the cones are active and hue is perceived
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In literature:

Suddenly there was daylight in the saloon, the iron panels closed again, and the enchanting vision disappeared.
"Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea" by Jules Verne
Her daylight view of them necessarily differed from the cloudy vision of the night.
"House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton
Hegan, elaborating a new and dazzling legal vision, became aware that Daylight was not listening.
"Burning Daylight" by Jack London
He dares no farther vision, and with scalding eyes Waits upon the daylight and his great emprise.
"Men, Women and Ghosts" by Amy Lowell
Daylight dispels the hideous visions of the night.
"Caught In The Net" by Emile Gaboriau
Nothing can obstruct my vision; the rocks are transparent to me, and darkness is daylight.
"The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories" by Mark Twain
Athene rose before him, a vision welcome as daylight, with her sea-gray eyes and golden hair beneath a golden helmet.
"The Children's Hour, Volume 3 (of 10)" by Various
It seemed to her as if this first vision of death must alter the daylight for her for evermore.
"Romola" by George Eliot
But, alas, the following morning I was undeceived, for daylight revealed to my vision a very squalid and dirty city.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
The rush of air, the daylight, the cheerful voice wakened the room as out of a vision of death.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20. July, 1877." by Various

In poetry:

As fades the iris after rain
In April's tearful weather,
The vision vanished, as the strain
And daylight died together.
"Music In Camp" by John Reuben Thompson
Our souls, in daylight hours, awake,
With visions sometimes teem,
Which to the slumbering brain would take
The form of wondrous dream.
"A Book of Dreams: Part I" by George MacDonald
Night is the time for dreams;
The gay romance of life,
When truth that is, and truth that seems,
Blend in fantastic strife;
Ah! visions, less beguiling far
Than waking dreams by daylight are!
"Night" by James Montgomery

In news:

Current Corporation's Night Navigator3 (systems start at $135,000) puts a high-definition daylight-usable camera in the same 15-inch-diameter housing as two night-vision systems.
Unicel Architectural Corp. Longueuil, Quebec, developed Vision Control, a patented sealed glass unit with operable louvers that provides vision, daylight, heat and sound control solutions.
BEAUTIFUL weather, daylight-saving time and visions of the beach dancing in many heads can mean only one thing in the city of Columbia.