night vision


: ability to see in the dark
an animal with excellent night vision

Example Sentences

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“Night vision.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

Medical Definition

night vision

: ability to see in dim light (as provided by moon and stars)
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