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nap

Sleep disorders An episode of sleep outside of the principal sleep period. See Driver fatigue, Sleep deprivation, Sleep disorders.
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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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It later emerged police had ignored a tip-off from Napper's mother linking her son to Rachel's killing.
Last year, police apologised for their mistakes in not catching Napper sooner.
And former Detective Inspector Keith Pedder, the man in charge of the hunt, said yesterday: "Napper was a suspect for a brief period but he was soon ruled out.
Napper was sent to Broadmoor in 1994 after he was convicted of killing Samantha and her daughter.
It is unlikely Napper will ever be released, but after he was returned to Broadmoor, it was revealed police were warned about the sexual predator.
"Had more been done, we would have been in a position to have prevented this and other very serious attacks by Napper.
Napper and Alforque had been dating since they met on the Internet in 2005.
Napper has worked with many top names from the North of England, including Tom McConville, Gordon Tyrrall and Jez Lowe.
It will allow us to attract more contracts and see us well on our way to meeting our estimated turnover plans, without which it would have been a struggle." Cotswold Manfacturing commercial director Ken Napper
FUNDRAISER Craig Napper is celebrating after successfully swimming across the Bristol Channel for charity.
Last year Robert Napper, 42, pleaded guilty to her manslaughter on the grounds of his diminished responsibility.