overheat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ heat

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

overheat (third-person singular simple present overheats, present participle overheating, simple past and past participle overheated)

  1. (transitive) To heat excessively
  2. (intransitive) To become excessively hot

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Noun[edit]

overheat (plural overheats)

  1. A condition of being overheated.
    • 2002, Earl Rogers, Captain (page 245)
      Continued operation with an overheat could lead to other serious problems, perhaps even a fire.