night vision

Definition of night vision

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

Word by Word Definitions

nightplay
  1. :  the time from dusk to dawn when no sunlight is visible

    :  an evening or night taken as an occasion or point of time

    :  an evening set aside for a particular purpose

  1. :  of, relating to, or associated with the night

    :  intended for use at night

    :  existing, occurring, or functioning at night

visionplay
  1. :  the act or power of seeing :  sight

    :  the special sense by which the qualities of an object (such as color, luminosity, shape, and size) constituting its appearance are perceived through a process in which light rays entering the eye are transformed by the retina into electrical signals that are transmitted to the brain via the optic nerve

    :  something seen in a dream, trance, or ecstasy

  1. :  envision


Medical Dictionary

night vision

noun

Medical Definition of night vision

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


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