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a brief sleep

to sleep for a brief period

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a period of time spent sleeping

a soft or fuzzy surface texture

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the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave

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sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)

a card game similar to whist

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com/blog/9-interesting-facts-napping/) studies  have found taking naps can increase a person's ability to sleep longer - 12 percent - and also reduce the time required to fall asleep by almost 14 percent.
Nike's headquarters in Oregon has 'quiet rooms', while Google famously boasts 'nap pods', and Huffington Post pioneer Arianna Huffington is a well-known advocate of workplace naps.
Essentially we are the first to report evidence that naps are important for preschool children," lead author Rebecca Spencer, research psychologist of the university, said in a statement.
A Japanese group, at Fukushima University, found that children at all-day preschools, where 90-minute naps were compulsory, were more likely to be moody in the morning than children of the same age who napped only when they were tired.
If consistent naps are new to you look more for your baby's signs of tiredness and scrimp on the routine until you settle into a predictable pattern.
Like so many of the WW II-era NAPs who received a temporary commission, he became an ensign on 18 December 1944.
Each subject got 5 hours of sleep on each evening before laboratory sessions in which they participated in each of three napping conditions: no nap, a 10-minute nap, and a 30-minute nap, presented in a counterbalanced order, said Dr.
LAS VEGAS -- For people who are sleep deprived, a 10-minute nap is more effective than a 30-minute nap in producing an immediate and sustained recovery in alertness, mood, and performance.
Once there, he changes into pajamas, eats his lunch, and then plops onto the couch for an afternoon nap.
Some days, Sullivan's so tuckered she naps in her car in the supermarket parking lot between jobs.
As for timing of naps, energy levels naturally dip between one and three in the afternoon, but any time one feels sleepy is okay.
Some of us who have flexible schedules do use naps to renew energy, or occasionally to catch up on lost sleep.
Science has also shown that naps can have a positive effect on both mood and performance.
Based on the results, those moderately long naps "may be an important part of optimizing cognition in elderly adults," the study suggested, and thus decreasing "the risk of functional dependence and poor quality of life.
Expanding to the NAP de las Americas Madrid, with its other sister NAPs around the world including Terremark's flagship facility in Miami, will enhance our ability to serve our members in a reliable and cost-effective manner.