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nap

Sleep disorders An episode of sleep outside of the principal sleep period. See Driver fatigue, Sleep deprivation, Sleep disorders.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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Rishworthians could do little about Yarnbury's back play in the second half and they had already been caught napping three times out wide in the first half.
However, Noel Blake''s side were caught napping early in the second half.
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The home defence were caught napping when skipper Scott Kerr drove a long ball for Ashley Grimes who gave keeper Adam Bartlett no chance with his drive from ten yards.
Benllech were caught napping when Llangoed fought back as prop Emlyn Williams closed the gap with a try and the village side added a further score as Robert Davies took advantage of an overlap to dive over and restore their lead.
Some of Teesside's biggest venues were caught napping as the predicted hordes either stayed home or went to the local for the Millennium washout.
Billy Paynter provided the cross and Austin made no mistake from 12 yards out as Carlisle were caught napping.
However, the home side were caught napping early in the middle period and Matt Haywood raced clear to equalise.
Two minutes later, the Wanderers were again caught napping by a quick throw-in and Chris Weightman finished off the move.
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.