from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Nyctolopia.
  • n. The ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight); night vision.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as day-blindness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)


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  • The wolves undoubtedly had better night-sight than I did.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • They needed Kuari's night-sight, and the owl was happy to oblige.

    Elephant in the City

  • The green carpet looked more like dark gray, even to the night-sight of an alector.

    Cadmian's Choice

  • Those same strange, fuzzy, bluish-grey pictures that the night-sight cameras had transmitted from the boys 'bedroom.

    Dead Famous

  • The dirty pallor of his skin and the color of his clothes hid him from those without Kamahl's night-sight.


  • Although most owls were nocturnal, the eagle-owls were comfortable in darkness or daylight; their size gave them a hunting advantage in the daytime, and their night-sight and silent flight the advantage after dark.


  • If it had not been for the cat's superior night-sight, Chali would not have been able to find the latch holding it.

    Fiddler Fair

  • Four stolen vehicles, 15kg of dagga, several punches for making new engine numbers for vehicles, as well as a stolen vibrator and stolen instant cameras and a pair night-sight binoculars were also recovered.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Christian Militia included missiles, ammunition, silencers and night-sight equipment, valued at US2308376 in total.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Muhbaras's eyes had long since accustomed themselves to the darkness, although his night-sight was not of the keenest.

    Conan and The Mists of Door


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