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nap

Sleep disorders An episode of sleep outside of the principal sleep period. See Driver fatigue, Sleep deprivation, Sleep disorders.

nap

(nap)
1. To slumber.
2. A short sleep; a doze. See: sleep

power nap

A colloquial, humorous term for a nap taken during work for refreshment before resuming one's work.
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Caught Napping is one of Turner's better juveniles according to the Somerset trainer and he was backed into 11-4 (from 9-2) before the off to land a few nice bets.
Henry opened the scoring in the final with a powerful strike, but Park were caught napping when Chloe Johnson equalised with two minutes to go.
Ramos was quickly out of the dugout to give Young-Pyo Lee and Younes Kaboul a piece of his mind after the pair were caught napping, still complaining the ball had gone out of touch.
Stratford were caught napping at the start of the second period, going behind on 49 minutes as Hicks failed to clear and from Nicky Harrison's mishit shot the unmarked Lee Bullimore made no mistake from close in.
He helped Lee Unsworth's cross into the back of the net as Chester were caught napping in defence.
The hosts were caught napping as Old Pens ran in a converted consolation try.
Eddie Smith converted Asipito's try made by Connett's lineout steal and put over two penalties after Dalrymple slotted his second penalty to leave DK 18-13 ahead until they caught napping at the death by a quickly taken lineout from which McCallum got his second try and Dalrymple kicked the winning conversion.
Celebs are rarely caught napping when it comes to publicity.
JOHN CAULFIELD has cut short Cork City's half-time breaks because he wants to ensure his players are not caught napping.
However, Noel Blake''s side were caught napping early in the second half.
The trial of Nadeem Aslam, 31 and from Moseley, was dramatically stopped at Birmingham Crown Court on Tuesday after the woman was caught napping.
Stranraer's Sean Winter saw his shot pushed round a post by keeper Jamie Barclay before Malcolm bagged the leveller, guiding home after the Gers defence was caught napping.