Definition of power nap in English:

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power nap


A short sleep taken during the working day in order to restore one’s mental alertness.
Example sentences
  • Clive, his face still damp, is soon catching a ten-minute "power nap" amidst the clutter.
  • Sleep is the new 21st century status symbol, epitomised by the " power nap ".
  • Body temperature falls to a daytime low in the early afternoon, making you feel sluggish - prime time for a power nap.

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Syllabification: pow·er nap

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