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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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A hotel chain is renting out its rooms for half an hour to enable tired motorists to take a catnap.
The two had been at the library working for more than 12 hours and would likely get no more than a quick catnap before heading to class.
Whether used for a daytime catnap or a full night's rest, open-air sleeping platforms can give you a chance to enjoy summer weather to the fullest.
We are not down, we're just having a little catnap in the winter.
Women are much less likely to be napping after eating, with 70 percent of female survey respondents forgoing the conventional Thanksgiving catnap.
Catnap volunteer Martin Hey said: "Our own cat was brought into the centre in very poor condition and was nursed back to health by staff, allowing us to adopt her a year ago.
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ENJOYING a catnap are Wilson (black) and Giles (ginger).
Butt reportedly had a catnap during the meeting, which was called to discuss Pakistan's white wash in both the Test and one-day series against Australia, apart from other issues.
A STOW AWAY moggy took a 100- mile trip around Merseyside after taking a catnap in a removals van.
A brief catnap and I was roused again as my husband tossed and turned.
Work on the escape tunnel hasn't even begun yet and the new cellmate doesn't sleep or even catnap so it's hard to do any digging on the sly.