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nap

noun uk   /næp/ us  

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   /næp/ (-pp-) us  
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 Korean 낮잠…
in Arabic غَفْوة…
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 Spanish siesta…
in Portuguese sesta, cochilo…
in German das Nickerchen…
in Catalan migdiada, becaina…
in Japanese 昼寝…
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡觉, (尤指日间的)打盹,小睡…
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