overheat

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ heat

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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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NounEdit

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.