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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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The Nap Nanny Chill comes with one super-soft, washable zip cover and is available in traditional Pink and Blue, two neutrals - Sage and Camel - as well as the playful Giraffe print.
For Americans who do choose to follow the tradition of siestas in Spain and other countries, a restorative midday nap often is accompanied by guilt.
Nevis Networks' LANenforcer[R] LAN security switch and appliance auto-sense NAP clients and act as a network enforcement point within the NAP framework.
Infants can partially fall or hang over the side of the Nap Nanny even while the harness is in use.
D, has this to say about PNK: "I think the Power Nap Kit is terrific.
The original NAP program encourages private-sector contributions for community-based organizations that provide community and social services to low-income Pennsylvanians.
The NAP of the Americas is a primary channel of Internet traffic from Central and South America and the Caribbean to North America, Europe and Africa.
The article named several companies with progressive nap policies and reported that "companies have started to notice tangible, bottom-line benefits to napping.
With the rapid rise of traffic in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the growing amount of traffic between these and other regions in the world, the NAP has experienced an increase of traffic moving trough it," said Marvin Wheeler, Chief Operations Officer for Terremark.
According to statistics on America's need for sleep, plenty of people could use a nap.
Moving a portion of our datacenter to the NAP will enhance our ability to serve our end-users and is a prudent and cost-effective decision.
In addition, the District will use diverse fiber connections into the NAP on an optical network to provide highly resilient connectivity onto the District fiber optic network and to their primary datacenter.