night vision


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

Examples of night vision in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Useful items include comfortable walking shoes, a rain poncho if viewing near a fall’s base, cloths to dry lenses and cameras, a tripod for longer camera or smartphone exposures and a headlamp or flashlight (red-light settings are preferable for not disrupting night vision). Alex Pulaski, Los Angeles Times, 15 May 2024 But Take Note The motion triggers can be overly sensitive, and the night vision isn’t very clear. Cheryl Fenton, Parents, 4 May 2024 In terms of pixel resolution (how clear the images are), higher resolution and more advanced options like night vision mean a higher price tag. Cheryl Fenton, Parents, 4 May 2024 The Pan-Tilt Indoor Cam offers HD video and color night vision and comes with all of the typical features of a Ring camera, including live view, two-way talk, and real-time motion alerts. Joe Hindy, PCMAG, 1 May 2024 The camera captures video at 1080p, has a 157-degree field of view, and uses an infrared LED for night vision. PCMAG, 10 Apr. 2024 Dominican officials initially discussed having Henry, 74, fly to Santo Domingo before taking a helicopter across the border, a plan that had been briefed to U.S. and United Nations officials, perhaps using a rotorcraft with night vision for the mission. Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, 6 Mar. 2024 This is one big advantage to using a thermal scope over more traditional night vision devices, which cannot be used in daylight. Amanda Oliver, Field & Stream, 21 Mar. 2024 Both men pleaded guilty to the charges, and as part of their plea agreement, agreed to forfeit the rifles, night vision goggles, and other gear, including over 4,000 rounds of ammunition. Kerry Breen, CBS News, 19 Mar. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'night vision.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near night vision

Cite this Entry

“Night vision.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

night vision

: ability to see in dim light (as provided by moon and stars)
Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!