Origin of nap1
Other definitions for nap (2 of 4)
Origin of nap2
OTHER WORDS FROM napnapless, adjectivenap·less·ness, noun
Other definitions for nap (3 of 4)
Origin of nap3
Other definitions for nap (4 of 4)
How to use nap in a sentence
The videos, however, overall showed no extra naps, no sluggishness or other noticeable changes in behavior after hair care.Rats with poisonous hairdos live surprisingly sociable private lives|Susan Milius|January 12, 2021|Science News
Each brings all of the warmth, comfort and flavor you might desire this time of year without leaving you feeling weighed down and ready for a nap immediately after eating.
People think this is an arduous commute and I must be crazy, but I can read, knit, nap, text, whatever.Carolyn Hax: She has a 90-minute commute, but it doesn’t have to be all uphill|Carolyn Hax|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Whether as the ultimate movie watching command center, a cozy reading nook, or a full-on nap spot, these chairs offer a lot of living for your living room.
He explained NAP — name, address and phone number — is no longer that important.Video: Mike Blumenthal on how to rank in Google Local|Barry Schwartz|November 2, 2020|Search Engine Land
A Victorian-style couch now stands in the spot where Mr. Borden was killed while he napped.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?|Nina Strochlic|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then the cloth is slightly napped and sheared down close, in order to produce a smooth, even surface.
It is commonly twill woven, but is sometimes plain, finished with a slightly napped and lustrous face.
Of the broadcloth range, made with shiny napped face, soft finish, as the pelt of a doe.
And then, faintly but sharply outlined in the long-napped rug in front, appeared the print of a human shoe!Astounding Stories, July, 1931|Various
He was very attentive to his aunt also, and came to read aloud to her, while she napped, almost every evening.
British Dictionary definitions for nap (1 of 3)
Word Origin for nap
British Dictionary definitions for nap (2 of 3)
- the raised fibres of velvet or similar cloth
- the direction in which these fibres lie when smoothed down
Word Origin for nap
British Dictionary definitions for nap (3 of 3)
- to undertake to win all five tricks at nap
- to risk everything on one chance