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Definition of NAP

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Nap \Nap\, n.
     A short sleep; a doze; a siesta. --Cowper.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Nap \Nap\, n. [OE. noppe, AS. hnoppa; akin to D. nop, Dan. noppe, LG. nobbe.]
     1. Woolly or villous surface of felt, cloth, plants, etc.; an external covering of down, of short fine hairs or fibers forming part of the substance of anything, and lying smoothly in one direction; the pile; as, the nap of cotton flannel or of broadcloth. [1913 Webster]

     2. pl. The loops which are cut to make the pile, in velvet.
        --Knight.
        [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Nap \Nap\, v. t.
     To raise, or put, a nap on.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Nap \Nap\, n.
     Same as {Napoleon}, 1, below.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Nap \Nap\ (n[a^]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Napped} (n[a^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Napping} (n[a^]p"p[i^]ng).] [OE. nappen, AS. hn[ae]ppian to take a nap, to slumber; cf. AS. hnipian to bend one's self, Icel. hnipna, hn[imac]pa, to droop.]
     1. To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

     2. To be in a careless, secure state; to be unprepared; as, to be caught napping. --Wyclif. [1913 Webster +PJC]

              I took thee napping, unprepared.      --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

NAP
         Network Access Point (IN)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

NAP
         Network Access Protection (MS, Windows, Vista)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

48 Moby Thesaurus words for "nap":
     blanket drill, break, cat nap, catnap, dover, doze, drowse, feel, finish, forty winks, grain, granular texture, indentation, interlude, intermission, knub, let up, nub, oversleep, pause, pile, pit, pock, protuberance, relax, respite, rest, saw logs, saw wood, shag, siesta, sleep, sleep soundly, slumber, snooze, snore, spot of sleep, structure, surface, surface texture, take a nap, texture, unlax, wale, weave, wink, wink of sleep, woof


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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