night-vision telescope

night-vision telescope

[′nīt ‚vizh·ən ′tel·ə‚skōp]
(optics)
A telescope that has sufficient electronic amplification of images to be used at night without artificial illumination; may have television, optoelectronic, or other means of providing the necessary image amplification.
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Two guards patrolled the perimeter of his home in Richmond, South West London, yesterday, while others installed searchlights, night-vision telescopes, motion detectors and body heat sensors.
The rest installed searchlights, night-vision telescopes, motion detectors and body-heat sensors.