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nyc·ta·lo·pi·a

(nik-tă-lō'pē-ă),
Decreased ability to see in reduced illumination. Seen in patients with impaired rod function; often associated with a deficiency of vitamin A.
[nyct- + G. alaos, obscure, + ōps, eye]

sight

(sit) [AS. sihth]
1. The power or faculty of seeing.
2. Range of sight.
3. A thing or view seen. Synonym: vision; visual perception

blind sight

The ability to see that occurs in persons who are blind because of a brain lesion rather than damage to the eye. It is manifested by their being able to reach for and track an object. These individuals apparently do not know they can see.

day sight

Night blindness.

far sight

Hyperopia.

near sight

Myopia.

night sight

Day blindness.

old sight

Presbyopia.

second sight

Senopia.
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The day sight uses a small lens cap and the night sight takes a large lens cap.
The fire control system includes a day sight optics, an eyesafe laser rangefinder with an absolute error of less than [+ or -] one metre for ranges up to 1200 metres (undetectable by image intensifiers) and a ballistic calculator with a sensor suite including air and weapon temperature, air pressure, angle of sight and canting, data from which provide the angle of elevation.
Away from its American customers, the company equips the Israel Defense Force's new HS Precision .338 2000 series heavy tactical rifles with a Mk 4 LR/T x6.5 to x20 day sight. These weapons are also equipped with an Omnitech Partners AN/PVS-27 Magnum clip-on night sight (see below).
This will house a red-dot day sight for the weapon and also a night sight.
Tenders are invited for Day Sight For Lmg 7.62 Belt Fed As Per Technical Detailsattached As Annexure "A",
The sights are to be mounted in accordance with the sniper's day sight to boost the ability to accurately engage targets in all levels of light, and also limited visibility scenarios.
It is equipped with a 1P3-9 day sight and a TPN-3 (or TPN-3-42) night sight, which are mounted in the roof of the turret.