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o·ver·heat

 (ō′vər-hēt′)
v. o·ver·heat·ed, o·ver·heat·ing, o·ver·heats
v.tr.
1. To heat too much.
2. To cause to become excited, agitated, or overstimulated.
v.intr.
To become too hot or very excited.

overheating

(ˌəʊvəˈhiːtɪŋ)
n
(Economics) economics the process of tending (an economy) towards inflation, often as a result of excessive growth in demand
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overheating - excessive heatingoverheating - excessive heating      
heating, warming - the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
meltdown, nuclear meltdown - severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor resulting in the core melting and radiation escaping
Translations

overheating

[ˌəʊvəˈhiːtɪŋ] Nrecalentamiento m (also fig, Econ)
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