Meaning of “night vision” in the English Dictionary

"night vision" in British English

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night visionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈnaɪt ˌvɪʒ.ən/ us /ˈnaɪt ˌvɪʒ.ən/

the ability to see when it is dark:

Children have better night vision than adults.

night-visionadjective [ before noun ]

us uk

used to describe a piece of equipment that helps you to see when it is dark:

The troops were slowly advancing through the fields using night-vision goggles.

(Definition of “night vision” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)