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nap

noun uk   us   /næp/

nap noun (SLEEP)

C1 [C] a short sleep, especially during the day: Grandpa usually has/takes a nap after lunch.

nap noun (CLOTH)

[S] the surface of a piece of cloth such as velvet, consisting of short threads that have been brushed in one direction

nap

verb [I] uk   us   /næp/ (-pp-)
to sleep for a short time, especially during the day: He likes to nap for an hour when he gets home from work.
Translations of “nap”
in Arabic غَفْوة…
in Korean 낮잠…
in Malaysian tidur sekejap…
in French (petit) somme…
in Turkish şekerleme, kısa uyku…
in Italian sonnellino, pisolino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 睡覺, (尤指日間的)打盹,小睡…
in Russian короткий сон…
in Polish drzemka…
in Vietnamese giấc ngủ ngắn…
in Spanish siesta…
in Portuguese sesta, cochilo…
in Thai งีบ…
in German das Nickerchen…
in Catalan migdiada, becaina…
in Japanese 昼寝…
in Indonesian tidur siang, tidur sebentar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡觉, (尤指日间的)打盹,小睡…
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