nightscope

noun

night·​scope ˈnīt-ˌskōp How to pronounce nightscope (audio)
: an optical device usually using infrared radiation that enables a person to see objects in the dark better

Word History

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nightscope was in 1972

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“Nightscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nightscope. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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