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 for nap
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

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

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

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

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

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

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nap
      n 1: a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a
           little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap" [syn: sleep,
           nap]
      2: a soft or fuzzy surface texture
      3: the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up
         from the weave; "for uniform color and texture tailors cut
         velvet with the pile running the same direction" [syn:
         pile, nap]
      4: sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
         [syn: nap, catnap, cat sleep, forty winks, short
         sleep, snooze]
      5: a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes [syn:
         Napoleon, nap]
      v 1: take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
           [syn: nap, catnap, catch a wink]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  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
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  NAP
         Network Access Point (IN)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  NAP
         Network Access Protection (MS, Windows, Vista)
         

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