A short period of sleep, especially one during the day (noun)
to have a nap; to sleep for a short period of time, especially during the day (verb)
to be off one's guard (verb)
A soft or fuzzy surface on fabric or leather. (noun)
to form or raise a soft or fuzzy surface on (fabric or leather) (verb)
A type of bet in British horse racing, based on the experts' best tips (noun)
A card game in which players take tricks; properly Napoleon (noun)
to grab; to nab (verb)
To cover (something) with a sauce (usually in passive) (verb)
Examples of word nap
Ah, rereading your reply from yesterday, I can assure you that what you call a nap is the beginning state of rest.
I picture you and I having our 5 min nap after dinner.
The chemical responsible for the post-gluttinous nap is called tryptophan, and it is why Uncle Bernie no longer has a moustache.
Power-napping, catching 15 minutes of forty winks during lunch break, does have definite benefits, and indeed napping salons have started popping up recently, although I do suspect that due to the short night-time sleep hours the Japanese power-nap is more of a necessity than a lifestyle choice.
I should go upstairs and get the next book now, but the urge to nap is rising.