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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.
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.
With the power-nap feature, which spins-down unused disks, companies providing such information services can keep growing volumes of data online, yet avoid the energy costs associated with running traditional storage arrays.
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.
Ms Caplin used to wash Cherie in the bath as part of her 'pampering service' and regularly took day-time power-naps in the Blairs' bed