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napSleep disorders An episode of sleep outside of the principal sleep period. See Driver fatigue, Sleep deprivation, Sleep disorders.
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1. To slumber.
2. A short sleep; a doze. See: sleep
A colloquial, humorous term for a nap taken during work for refreshment before resuming one's work.
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