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Definition of Nap

Nap

  1. To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze.
  2. To be in a careless, secure state.
  3. A short sleep; a doze; a siesta.
  4. Woolly or villous surface of felt, cloth, plants, etc.; an external covering of down, of short fine hairs or fibers forming part of the substance of anything, and lying smoothly in one direction; the pile; -- as, the nap of cotton flannel or of broadcloth.
  5. The loops which are cut to make the pile, in velvet.
  6. To raise, or put, a nap on.
  7. Same as Napoleon, 1, below.

Nap Quotations

Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.
Barbara Jordan

Well, Apple invented the PC as we know it, and then it invented the graphical user interface as we know it eight years later (with the introduction of the Mac). But then, the company had a decade in which it took a nap.
Steve Jobs

I usually take a two-hour nap from one to four.
Yogi Berra

I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.
Bob Hope

There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Ovid
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Nap Translations

nap in Dutch is druilen, sluimeren, dutten
nap in German is schlummern, Noppe
nap in Italian is pisolino
nap in Latin is dormio
nap in Portuguese is sesta
nap in Spanish is siesta
nap in Swedish is stalltips, lur, tupplur

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