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/sēˈestə/,
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siestas, plural;
  1. An afternoon rest or nap, esp. one taken during the hottest hours of the day in a hot climate


  1. a nap in the early afternoon (especially in hot countries)
  2. Prince Polo is a Polish chocolate bar. It is sold in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Lithuania and Ukraine under the name Siesta, and is also sold in Iceland, where it is colloquially known as “Prins Póló”. ...
  3. SIESTA (Spanish Initiative for Electronic Simulations with Thousands of Atoms) is an original method and a software implementation for performing electronic structure calculations and ab initio molecular dynamics simulations of molecules and solids.
  4. Siesta is a 1987 film directed by Mary Lambert, and starring Ellen Barkin, Gabriel Byrne and Jodie Foster. It also stars Martin Sheen, Isabella Rossellini, Grace Jones, Julian Sands and Alexi Sayle.
  5. An afternoon nap
  6. (Siestas) are traditionally no longer than 30 minutes and are more of a light rest than any kind of serious sleep.
  7. This highly civilized practice of catching forty winks during the hottest part of the day is found only in the most advanced civilizations. See: NAP.
  8. afternoon nap (time) [I15]siglo age [I1], epoch [I2], century [I13], life [I35], -s times [I39]
  9. A rest or short nap, usually after the midday meal.
  10. Every day after lunch, each unit gets an hour of quiet time to relax, sleep, write letters, read, talk, or play quietly during the hottest part of the day (some exceptions apply).
  11. Period after lunch meant to be spent on flat or restful activities.  Bed