nap

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. doze, sleep; pile, surface, texture. See repose.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A short sleep]
Syn. siesta, cat nap, snooze, doze; see rest 1 , sleep .
2. [The finish of certain goods, especially fabric]
Syn. pile, shag, surface, feel, grit, ingrain, tooth, fiber, woof, wale, warp and weft, roughness, smoothness; see also grain 3 , outside 1 , texture 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. snooze doze, siesta, catnap. see sleep
2. fiber fuzz, weave, fluff.
II
v.
snooze, doze, catnap, *catch forty winks, catch some shuteye, *drop off. see sleep
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun A brief sleep: catnap, doze, siesta, snooze. See AWARENESS. II verb To sleep for a brief period: catnap, doze (off), nod (off), siesta, snooze. Idiom: catch (or grab or take) forty winks. See AWARENESS.

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