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napped, past tense; napping, present participle; naps, 3rd person singular present; napped, past participle;
  1. (of a horse) Refuse, esp. habitually, to go on at the rider's instruction; jib

  1. A card game resembling whist in which players declare the number of tricks they expect to take, up to five

  1. sleep: a period of time spent sleeping; "he felt better after a little sleep"; "there wasn't time for a nap"
  2. take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
  3. a soft or fuzzy surface texture
  4. pile: 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"
  5. sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
  6. Napoleon: a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes
  7. A nap is a short period of sleep, usually in the daytime. Naps may be taken when one becomes drowsy during the day or as a traditional daily practice. It is common for small children and elderly people to take frequent naps.
  8. The National Action Party (Partido Acción Nacional, PAN), is a center-right, Christian democratic party and one of the three main political parties in Mexico. ...
  9. New African Poets (NAP) are a French hip hop group from Strasbourg. The members of the group are Mustapha, Bilal, Malik, Aïssa, Mohammed and Karim. Most of the group come from the Neuhof quartier of Strasbourg. They have been rapping together since 1988. ...
  10. Primarily, nap is the raised (fuzzy) surface on certain kinds of cloth, such as velvet. Nap can refer additionally to other surfaces that look like the surface of a napped cloth, such as the surface of a felt or beaver hat.
  11. "The Nap" is the 152nd episode of the sitcom Seinfeld. This was the 18th episode for the 8th season. It aired on April 10, 1997. Larry David returned as recurring character George Steinbrenner, whom he would play in two other episodes near the end of this season and in the show's final episode.
  12. (napping) The act or process of raising a nap, as on cloth
  13. (Napping (UK)) When a horse is disobedient and refuses to go forwards,^[175] sometimes also bucking or kicking. A horse which does this habitually is said to be nappy. See also balking.
  14. (Napping) A finishing process that raises the surface fibers of a fabric by means of passage over rapidly revolving cylinders covered with metal points. Produces a downy appearance and is used for certain knit goods, blankets and other fabrics with a raised surface.
  15. (Napping) When a horse refuses to move forward even when spurred or in some other manner encouraged to do so. The rider will not find this amusing.
  16. (Napping) uses metal rollers to raise the surface of fibers, giving the fabric a soft, lofty flannel-like feel.
  17. (napping) is a process that may be applied to woollens, cottons, spun silks, and spun rayons, including both woven and knitted types, to raise a velvety, soft surface. ...
  18. (NAPS) National Air Pollution Surveillance network.
  19. (NAPs) These set out the overall emissions cap for countries in phases I and II of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme up to 2012 and the emissions allowances that each sector and individual installation within each country receives.
  20. Naps refers to loose fluffy fibres of cotton cloth of plain weave by cutting and scraping the threads. These weakened threads enable the material to be easily torn. A fabric on which naps are produced is called “Raised fabric”
  21. Top or body of the rug where the knot ends are cut, normally made of wool or silk.
  22. Describes the soft, "fuzzy" effect achieved in leather by buffing or brushing.
  23. A fuzzy, fur-like feel created when fiber ends extend from the basic fabric structure to the fabric surface. The fabric can be napped on either one or both sides.
  24. The nap of a fabric is the direction in which the sheared pile faces, and can be manipulated with combing or brushing.
  25. To completely coat food with a light, thin, even layer of sauce.