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5.
An revitalizing, re-energizing, refreshing short, but powerful sleep, usually mid-day, which is especially good for those times when one still has lots of work to do, is very tired, and has only 20 minutes in which to get back their productive power.
Jeeez, I've got two term papers due by 6pm, but I'm so beat... I need a power-nap.
by James Maas September 16, 2007
 
1.
1. The act of getting what is essentially getting a nights sleep in a fraction of the time.

2. An afternoon nap to keep you up later that night.
"Whew, had to power nap last night. Exams = pwning me."

"Hey, I gotta power nap for a bit so I can mack on some bitches. Ill see ya in a few."

"I had to power nap last night when Jen got done with me, especially after she brought those ponies in."
by William Woody January 11, 2006
 
2.
A nap that is at least 15 minutes long, but not greater than 1 hour.
(Unless, you tell your friends that you are going to take a powernap at 2:00 am and end up waking back up again at 7:00 the next morning)
Hey Powernap Patterson, did you have a nice nap?
by Powernap Patterson March 10, 2004
 
3.
this is where you nap for a short ammount of time and afterwards you will be re-energized
Joel is off for a power nap because he is tired.
by Joel Tee December 08, 2008
 
4.
The act of sleeping on someone who is weaker than you,

often as a gesture of disrespect or perhaps to demonstrate

one's dominance.
The small man was beginning to get on my nerves, so I took a power nap. Now he knows I'm the real boss.
by Hogsnkisses November 20, 2010
 
6.
Said by people wanting to sound more important than the rest of us mere mortals, where we have a quick kip, or grab 40 winks, or have an afternoon snooze these uber humans grab power naps.
Dick: I had a power nap and now i have power
Joe: You had a quick snooze you fucking moron, don't be a dick Dick
by Angry B'stard October 10, 2011
 
7.
A code word said for Masturbation in a situation where actually saying Masturbation would be inappropriate or dirty. As in if someone knocks on the door you say "I'm taking a powernap"
You powernap so you can stay awake for the slumber party
by powernapper89 March 19, 2011