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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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New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Mike Fennell, President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), was caught napping during the 2010 Commonwealth Games presentation here on Thursday.
TIBS took the lead when the ball was sent down the right flank and Thornaby's defence were caught napping, which allowed a cross into the box for TIBS to make it 1-0.
But their defence was caught napping in the second minute of added time when Dean Crowe gave Witton the lead with a simple tap-in.
LIVERPOOL FC's footballing stars have been caught napping.
The Nomads defence was caught napping as the Rhyl striker found himself unmarked at a free-kick and fired home.
STEVE Stone will warn his Portsmouth team mates this morning: "Just make sure we don't get caught napping.
Lenny Derby's men were caught napping in the opening quarter and defensive uncertainty added to careless loss of possession enabled the visitors to take advantage.
Ireland had the better of the play in the first half against a team 40 places below them in the world rankings, but they fell behind in the 45th minute when Matt Holland was caught napping by a quickly-taken free-kick and Hakan Yakin skilfully lobbed the ball beyond Shay Given.
West Ham were then caught napping in the 64th minute and were punished again by the same duo.
JOHN CAULFIELD has cut short Cork City's half-time breaks because he wants to ensure his players are not caught napping.
Bookies caught napping Bill Turner maintained his good recent form and notched his fifth winner from his last 15 runners when Caught Napping kept on well to win the 5f maiden under useful claimer Darren Egan.
Stranraer's Sean Winter saw his shot pushed round a post by keeper Jamie Barclay before Malcolm bagged the leveller, guiding home after the Gers defence was caught napping.