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intransitive verbnapped, napping
1(short sleep)sueñecito masculine informalsueñito masculine Latin America informal(esp in the afternoon) siesta feminineto have / take a nap — echarse un sueñecito (or una siesta etc.)
- I'll just take a nice long nap and you can wake me up in 2 hours.
- My nap was interrupted at about six that evening by a knock on my bedroom door.
- Some people call two hours of sleep a midday nap; I call it an accomplishment.
- There was even an unofficial press tradition of a nap after lunch, when nothing much tended to happen.
- I felt a little weary when I'd eaten, and had a short afternoon nap to rest up.
- He doubted anyone would mind if he caught a brief nap before they set off this afternoon.
- The urge for a midday nap is built into your body's biological clock.
- Maybe a short little nap will help me think of what to say.
- I groaned and rolled over as some obnoxious buzzing noise interrupted my nap.
- He took a short nap in the afternoon and that was all.
- When I woke up from my nap on the couch it was dark outside.
- Take a vacation, nap on the couch - whatever helps you recharge your engine and stay fresh.
- Do not nap during the day if this prevents sleeping well at night.
- I hope you've had a nice little nap, because I haven't slept in 24 hours.
- Surely my 30 min power nap during the day shouldn't have given me that effect?
- If a 5-year-old gets adequate rest at night, he or she no longer needs a daytime nap.
- Stop being such a party animal, and try taking a little cat nap.
- And then we all had a nice long afternoon nap.
- I think a mid evening power nap is the way forward.
- He manages to sneak in a 2-hour nap before dinner.
- The second study showed that a 30-minute midday nap can reverse information overload.
- By the age of four, most children no longer require a daytime nap.
- Well, it had been a busy afternoon, and I'd missed out on my nap after lunch.
1(on fabric)pelo masculinewith the nap — en la dirección del pelo
- against the nap — a contrapelo
- Brushing the nap against the grain on the pieces that were hung the wrong way will sometimes provide a more uniform look.
- The fabric will smooth down if you are going with the nap (like stroking a cat).
- Flannelette is a soft cotton fabric with a nap on one side.
- With these pressing aids, the velvet is placed face down on the board and the raised surface of the board prevents crushing the nap.
- It might have also had its nap raised by the use of teasels over the surface of the fabric.
- If the carpet is a dark color, a light sweeping sends the little grains into the nap, where they disappear from view.
- Even the red velvet cushions on each chair look untouched, brushed by the servants so that the nap is all in the same direction.
- When woollen cloth was woven on a handloom the nap had to be combed in order to raise it.
- Flannel wool is a soft, lightweight fabric with a nap on one or both sides.
- You can use it for fabric with a nap too - just put an arrow on it.
- Adapting this technique to fleece involves taking advantage of the fabric's loft and nap to simplify the process.
- Railroading means that the pattern or nap on the fabric goes from side to side of the roll rather than up the roll.
- Brush blanket on both sides with stiff brush to raise nap, press binding, using synthetic setting on iron.
- His bare feet stepped on the thick nap of the plush carpet underfoot.
- For wear purposes, would it be best to have the grain nap go across the chair back and cushion, or from back to front, or front to back?
- Stitch all seams in the direction of the nap with right sides together.
transitive verbnapped, napping
1(in horse racing)pronosticar como ganador
- Motivator was napped by three of our pundits when a panel of experts were asked for their Derby 1-2 - 3s.
1(in horse racing)pronóstico masculine
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