Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Affected with night blindness.

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  • adjective medicine unable to see clearly in low light; suffering from night blindness.

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Examples

  • It was someone shooting off professional grade fireworks in a residential district, scaring the night-blind birds out of their roost into a 25-mph flight that ran them into houses, signs and even the ground, says Karen Rowe, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission ornithologist.

    Fireworks likely cause of massive Ark. bird kill

  • In addition, past fireworks displays have been implicated in massive bird kills, when night-blind birds are uprooted from their roosts and crash into themselves and everything else in sight.

    Washington D.C. weather in the year 2076, part II

  • It was someone shooting off professional grade fireworks in a residential district, scaring the night-blind birds out of their roost into a 25-mph flight that ran them into houses, signs and even the ground, says Karen Rowe, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission ornithologist.

    Fireworks likely cause of massive Ark. bird kill

  • I've cancelled my usual walk to the pub to see Hogmanay in: the council's run out of salt and grit, the pavements are icy, I'm night-blind in one eye and a knee's acting up, and there'd be two hills to climb.

    Making Light: Snowpocalypse Part Next

  • What's more, they took the embassy's night-vision goggles and other equipment with them, sources confirm, leaving the embassy largely night-blind for several days.

    CNN Transcript Sep 2, 2009

  • Rissa had said the humans were night-blind, but still I was glad for the cover that the grass and prickly bushes gave us.

    Promise of the Wolves

  • Rissa had said the humans were night-blind, but still I was glad for the cover that the grass and prickly bushes gave us.

    Promise of the Wolves

  • Rissa had said the humans were night-blind, but still I was glad for the cover that the grass and prickly bushes gave us.

    Promise of the Wolves

  • We had to stay the night in a hotel because they wanted to stay late, and I'm night-blind.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • We had to stay the night in a hotel because they wanted to stay late, and I'm night-blind.

    In-Put Mode

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