overheat
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˌoʊvɚˈhit/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌəʊvəˈhiːt/
Verb

overheat (overheats, present participle overheating; past and past participle overheated)

  1. (transitive) To heat excessively.
  2. (intransitive) To become excessively hot.
Translations Translations
  • German: überhitzen
  • Portuguese: rescaldar, sobreaquecer
  • Russian: перегрева́ться
Noun

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.



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