Definition of 'nap'
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He looked about to take a nap on the halfhour. The Sun (2016)Enjoy a 15-minute nap or quiet time at lunch to reset. The Sun (2016)Those who took an hour 's nap did better than those who did not. The Sun (2017)I'll have a nana nap each day. The Sun (2016)Naturally, I was overcome by a childish urge to catch the system napping. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I nap during the day if I can. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But she really did catch us napping. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had not slept except for tiny little naps during all that time. A Plague of Angels (1993)Other researchers suggest that shorter naps are beneficial. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So two hour bursts of naps throughout the course of his day. Christianity Today (2000)The nap gives caffeine time to work its magic on the brain. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He takes long naps in the afternoon. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)My father says that he needs a nap. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Do not take naps in the afternoon. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)They may refuse to eat and find it hard to settle down at night and for naps. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She had a little nap and woke up suddenly feeling very cold. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The funfair and outdoor cinema might fill the time between naps. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Extra rest periods and naps are no longer needed. Living with Angina (1991)They return to the house around 11am for snacks and then take a nap before lunch. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The key is keeping fit - and a quick nap in the afternoon. The Sun (2014)The naps grew shorter, and one afternoon he joined me at the pool. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most cats nap for 12 hours a day. The Sun (2011)If the idea was to catch Wolves napping, it nearly worked. The Sun (2010)
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