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nap 1

American English: /næp/
British English: /nap/

intransitive verb -pp-

  • (sleep)
    dar cabezadas
    to catch somebody napping
    agarrar or (Spain) coger a alguien desprevenido

noun

  • (short sleep)
    sueñecito (masculine) [colloquial]
    sueñito (masculine) (especially Latin America) [colloquial]
    (esp in the afternoon) siesta (feminine)
    to have o take a nap
    echarse un sueñecito ( or una siesta etc)
    Example sentences
    • And then we all had a nice long afternoon nap.
    • He took a short nap in the afternoon and that was all.
    • I'll just take a nice long nap and you can wake me up in 2 hours.

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nap 2
American English: /næp/
British English: /nap/

noun

  • (on fabric) with the nap
    en la dirección del pelo
    against the nap
    a contrapelo
    Example sentences
    • Flannelette is a soft cotton fabric with a nap on one side.
    • Stitch all seams in the direction of the nap with right sides together.
    • Flannel wool is a soft, lightweight fabric with a nap on one or both sides.

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nap 3
American English: /næp/
British English: /nap/

transitive verb -pp-

  • (British English) (Sport) (in horse racing)
    pronosticar como ganador
    Example sentences
    • Motivator was napped by three of our pundits when a panel of experts were asked for their Derby 1-2 - 3s.

noun

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