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  • n. Plural form of nap.
  • n. kinky or curly hair
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of nap.


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  • But if taking naps is what is considered hip-hop nowadays, we're sure that Drank will be a runaway success.

    Meet Drank, The Anti-Energy Drink - The Consumerist

  • There is evidence that short-term naps in the daytime do improve workplace performance, as long as they do not exceed 40 minutes, which compromises nocturnal sleep.

    'Insomnia: A Cultural History'

  • I have friends who work for the bureau, he spends most of his time in naps, or bored in meetings that he rubber stamps.

    Think Progress » Rita Evacuation Exposes Class Divide

  • He slept now and then, but only in short naps and never deeply.

    Ilse Witch

  • Amos slept soundly, but neither Anne nor Amanda could sleep, except in short naps from which they quickly awakened.

    A Little Maid of Province Town

  • The babies seemed of nervous temperament, sleeping in short naps and lightly.

    A Daughter of the Land

  • Mr. Babbitt and his boss, Secretary LaHood , have opposed the idea of naps, repeatedly blasting those who favor allowing controllers to take naps.

    Controller Fatigue Divides Agencies, Union

  • One of the coolest things about the movie is we have the concept of micro-naps, which is based on real stuff that goes on.

    Interview: Samuel Bayer, Director of A Nightmare on Elm Street | /Film

  • Part of this discomfort has to do with the not-altogether-pleasant feeling that I'm doing a little bit too much dwelling on certain issues To worry or not to worry about declining naps, that is the question/Whither 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the pains of outrageous sleep habits/Or take arms against this troubled sleep.

    Archive 2007-01-21

  • McCoy sat with a fifth of Mercury bourbon and nursed it through the night, having reached that age when sleep was nearly unnecessary, and came in any case in short naps.

    The Fearful Summons


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