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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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Dubai offers a lifestyle that must be one of the best in the world, and as a designer I was keen to find a creative outlet for my eight years living the high-life here," Napper explains her intent behind the series that have made her Dubai's worst kept secret in the arts circuit.
While many artists face the endless struggle of trying to monetise their work, Napper has achieved the rare feat of being able to live off being a full-time artist -- something helped by her background in advertising.
Napper is currently drawing up plans to breathe new life into the building complex on Northumberland Road, retaining and enhancing many original features.
Napper added that she hopes her art helps challenge foreign misconceptions about Dubai and encourages people to get to know the culture of the city away from the glitz and glam of tourist resorts.
Former Saatchi & Saatchi graphic designer Clare Napper created the vintage artwork
Nasal mucous traps germs and stops them from getting into our lungs, Napper explained, but it's possible that if we eat the mucous, exposure to those germs could actually help build immunity.
Killers behind bars: From left, Anthony Hardy, dubbed the Camden Ripper, 'crossbow cannibal' Stephen Griffiths, Levi Bellfield and Robert Napper.
CONTROVERSIAL: The John Napper painting of the Queen and Zoe Ironmonger from St George's Hall with the painting
She added that officers "inconceivably" eliminated Napper over a series of rapes on parkland in south London because he was thought to be too tall.
Napper, of Ledgers Road, Slough, admitted one charge of aggravated vehicle-taking.
Napper, of Slough, admitted aggravated vehicle-taking.