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Definition light that cannot be seen with the human eye, but whose warmth can be felt
  • If someone managed to evade the infrared detectors and got into the house, a 115-decibel siren would go off.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • I also had an infrared strobe light that I could fire up, and I had the laser from my rifle, which I took off and aimed at the regular U.S. flyby.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Then, in the middle of the night, under the infrared bulb of Thea's photographic kit, I tried the hood once more, and he submitted to it at last.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • There might be silent alarms, hidden infrared cameras, whatever.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • What they did have was infrared technology that would electronically strip Cyclops of enough foliage to reveal any suspicious anomalies, such as heat.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • Agents scan the cars with an infrared telescope to pick up body heat.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique's Journey
  • The cables also carry video and infrared signals so that the operator can see where the ROV is going.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Add to the list of superpowers I did not have: infrared vision.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • We will wear infrared goggles for vision.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • A Gulf & Western infrared Eye View Monitor was set up just off to the left, carefully calibrated to track the fovea movements of each subject.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • She hit the key for an infrared scan.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • "Like infrared scopes," Michael Yew muttered.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • The corridor was steeped in viscous darkness, so Root flicked down his infrared filter.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • He imagined uniformed men peering through infrared telescopes and binoculars, not sure what they were looking for but ordered to observe everything.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • And they would be well armed and rigged with infrared and motion sensors.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • His eyes were covered with infrared goggles that glowed from inside.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • These days, the cops had helicopters and dogs and infrared and snitches everywhere.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Best of Me
  • Tim faced a vast open room, bathed in deep infrared light.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • A black mask covers my face and infrared goggles shield my eyes.
    Marie Lu  --  Legend
  • On infrared a number of them were glowing brightly from internal heat, indicating that their boilers or gas-turbine engine plants were operating.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October

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