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adjective

[usually in combination]
(Of a textile) having a nap, usually of a specified kind: a long-napped paint roller
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  • Outing flannel is a soft, twill or plain weave fabric napped on both sides.
  • This will ensure that all pieces cut from napped fabric are kept on the same grain.
  • Beaver cloth is a heavy woolen overcoating, napped and pressed down to resemble beaver fur.

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adjective

(Of food) served in a sauce or other liquid: mushrooms napped with melted butter
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  • What you expect are plump oysters, set on cushion of fresh, blanched spinach, napped with a buttery emulsion and flashed under the grill, just enough to cook the oyster and glaze the sauce.
  • My meat arrives sizzling, napped in spices with a halo of crunchy greens around it.
  • Napped with melted butter, and scented with rosemary and mint, that kebob had a tantalizing flavor.

Origin

1970s: from French napper 'coat with (a sauce)', from nappe 'cloth', figuratively 'pool of liquid', + -ed2.

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