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English definition of “nap”

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.Sleep and sleeping

nap noun (CLOTH)

[S] the surface of a piece of cloth such as velvet, consisting of short threads that have been brushed in one directionGeneral words for textilesSurfaces of objectsEdges and extremities of objects

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.Sleep and sleeping
(Definition of nap from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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