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Night Vision Coating Can Be Applied To Regular Glasses
2012-12-17 08:53:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Nanophotonics strikes again, making it possible to add the power of night vision to any regular pair of glasses. This new technology is being developed by a team at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Beersheba, Israel and is said to be only one-micron thick. The Israel National Nanotechnology Institute is even interested in this new technology and has offered a $6.5 million grant to BGU and other teams to create...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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