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Nap

nap

Meanings of Nap:

verb

Sleep lightly or briefly, especially during the day.

Usage examples:

She took to napping on the beach in the afternoons
noun

A short sleep, especially during the day.

Usage examples:

Excuse me, i'll just take a little nap

Meanings of Napalm:

noun

A highly flammable sticky jelly used in incendiary bombs and flame-throwers, consisting of petrol thickened with special soaps.

Usage examples:

I remember me and my mates nearly burning my shed down making napalm from petrol and soap when i wa…
verb

Attack with bombs containing napalm.

Usage examples:

The defenders had been bombed and napalmed by airplanes, shellacked by artillery and doused with po…

Meanings of Napalmed:

verb

Attack with bombs containing napalm.

Usage examples:

The defenders had been bombed and napalmed by airplanes, shellacked by artillery and doused with po…
noun

A highly flammable sticky jelly used in incendiary bombs and flame-throwers, consisting of petrol thickened with special soaps.

Usage examples:

I remember me and my mates nearly burning my shed down making napalm from petrol and soap when i wa…

Napalming

ˈneɪpɑːm

Meanings of Napalming:

verb

Attack with bombs containing napalm.

Usage examples:

The defenders had been bombed and napalmed by airplanes, shellacked by artillery and doused with po…
noun

A highly flammable sticky jelly used in incendiary bombs and flame-throwers, consisting of petrol thickened with special soaps.

Usage examples:

I remember me and my mates nearly burning my shed down making napalm from petrol and soap when i wa…

Napalms

ˈneɪpɑːm

Meanings of Napalms:

verb

Attack with bombs containing napalm.

Usage examples:

The defenders had been bombed and napalmed by airplanes, shellacked by artillery and doused with po…
noun

A highly flammable sticky jelly used in incendiary bombs and flame-throwers, consisting of petrol thickened with special soaps.

Usage examples:

I remember me and my mates nearly burning my shed down making napalm from petrol and soap when i wa…

Meanings of Nape:

noun

The back of a person's neck.

Usage examples:

Her hair was coiled demurely at the nape of her neck

Meanings of Napery:

noun

Household linen, especially tablecloths and napkins.

Usage examples:

They hadn't set the table with a linen cupboard of napery and a canteen of silver.

Napes

neɪp

Meanings of Napes:

noun

The back of a person's neck.

Usage examples:

Her hair was coiled demurely at the nape of her neck

Meanings of Naphtali:

proper noun

(in the bible) a hebrew patriarch, son of jacob and bilhah (gen. 30:7–8).

Naphtha

ˈnafθə

Meanings of Naphtha:

noun

A flammable oil containing various hydrocarbons, obtained by the dry distillation of organic substances such as coal, shale, or petroleum.

Usage examples:

Use a good grade of naphtha, isopropyl alcohol, or butyl cellosolve on polycarbonate domes.

Meanings of Naphthacene:

noun

A hydrocarbon, c₁₈ h₁₂, which is an orange-red solid with explosive properties and a molecule consisting of four fused benzene rings.

Meanings of Naphthalate:

noun

A salt or ester of naphthalic acid.

Naphthalene

ˈnafθəliːn

Meanings of Naphthalene:

noun

A volatile white crystalline compound produced by the distillation of coal tar, used in mothballs and as a raw material for chemical manufacture.

Usage examples:

The raw materials for today's dyes are mainly aromatic hydrocarbons: benzene, toluene, naphthalene,…

Naphthene

ˈnafθiːn

Meanings of Naphthene:

noun

Any of a group of cyclic aliphatic hydrocarbons (e.g. cyclohexane) obtained from petroleum.

Usage examples:

Most horticultural oils contain naphthene and paraffin compounds.

Meanings of Naphthol:

noun

A crystalline solid derived from naphthalene, used to make antiseptics and dyes.

Usage examples:

Some of the dyes to which chromophores give a vibrant color are naphthol yellow, vat blue, congo re…

Meanings of Naphthoquinone:

noun

Each of six isomeric compounds, c₁₀ h₆ o₂, notionally obtained by replacing two of the ≧ch groups of naphthalene by carbonyl groups; specifically (more fully "1,4-naphthoquinone", "α-naphthoquinone") a volatile yellow solid whose molecule forms part of the structure of vitamin k.

Meanings of Naphthyl:

noun

Either of two isomeric monovalent radicals, c₁₀ h₇ —, derived from naphthalene. usually attributive or as a formative in chemical names.

Meanings of Naphthylamine:

noun

Either of two isomeric crystalline amines, c₁₀ h₇ nh₂, derived from naphthalene and used in the manufacture of certain dyes.

Meanings of Napier:

proper noun

A seaport on hawke bay, in the north island, new zealand; population 55,359 (2006). originally a whaling port, the town was named after the british general and colonial administrator sir charles napier (1809–54).

Meanings of Napiform:

adjective

Having the form, shape, or appearance of a turnip; (specifically in botany, of a root, spore, etc.) round above and tapering below.

Napkin

ˈnapkɪn

Meanings of Napkin:

noun

A square piece of cloth or paper used at a meal to wipe the fingers or lips and to protect garments.

Usage examples:

She unfolded her napkin and put it on her lap

Meanings of Napkined:

adjective

Wrapped in or covered with a napkin; provided with or served on a napkin. also figurative and in extended use: concealed, wasted.

Meanings of Napkins:

noun

A square piece of cloth or paper used at a meal to wipe the fingers or lips and to protect garments.

Usage examples:

She unfolded her napkin and put it on her lap

Meanings of Naples:

proper noun

A city and port on the west coast of italy, capital of campania region; population 963,661 (2008). it was formerly the capital of the kingdom of naples and sicily (1816–60).

noun

A large city in the southern part of italy

Usage examples:

No one can be sure when mount vesuvius, the italian volcano situated on the outskirts of naples, wi…

Meanings of Napoleon:

noun

A gold twenty-franc french coin minted in the reign of napoleon i.

Usage examples:

‘offering french lessons for two gold napoleons cannot be a very reliable source of income,’ said t…
proper noun

The name of three rulers of france.

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