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power nap

A colloquial, humorous term for a nap taken during work for refreshment before resuming one's work.
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There are already custom-built desks that transform into cots at the flick of a switch and they come with special power-nap alarm-clocks.
Researchers at Nasa said a 40-minute power-nap can increase cognitive powers by up to 40%.
US Airways (NYSE:LCC) customers can rest easy knowing they have everything they need to relax in-flight with US Airways' new, personal travel pillow and blanket kit - the US Airways Power-Nap Sack(TM).
Each US Airways Power-Nap Sack includes a cozy 34 x 60-inch fleece blanket, a soft-to-the-touch inflatable neck pillow, eye shades and foam ear plugs neatly packaged inside a reusable, navy blue fleece drawstring bag embroidered with the US Airways logo.
As an added value, each US Airways Power-Nap Sack includes a coupon for $10 off the future purchase of any SkyMall item.
The US Airways Power-Nap Sack provides our customers with a personal, affordable way to boost their comfort when they fly.
Among the report's proposals were the creation of power-nap rooms and 'shut-eye pods', a coin-operated sleep cubicle in libraries and railway stations that would allow people to nap for up to an hour at a time.
While the company has yet to provide actual power-nap rooms, staff are encouraged to make use of relaxation facilities.
Spokeswoman Jody Williams said, 'We have got a number of things which we think are just as effective but a power-nap room is something we would consider if it was raised by staff.
My husband has taken this to heart and now has daily power-naps.
Over the course of two years - even accounting for regular power-naps - that means the majority are awake for 912 hours on baby duty.