NAP(2)                                                     NAP(2)

     NAME
          nap - suspend execution for a short interval

     SYNOPSIS
          nap(ticks)

     DESCRIPTION
          Nap suspends execution of the current process for ticks/HZ
          seconds, where HZ is 50 or 60 depending on your locality.
          The time may be at most two seconds.

     SEE ALSO
          alarm(2), sleep(3)