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su·per·heat

 (so͞o′pər-hēt′)
tr.v. su·per·heat·ed, su·per·heat·ing, su·per·heats
1. To heat excessively; overheat.
2. To heat (steam or other vapor not in contact with its own liquid) beyond its saturation point at a given pressure.
3. To heat (a liquid) above its boiling point without causing vaporization.
n. (so͞o′pər-hēt′)
1. The amount by which a vapor is superheated.
2. The heat imparted during the process of superheating.

su′per·heat′er n.
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superheat

(ˌsuːpəˈhiːt)
vb (tr)
1. (Chemistry) to heat (a vapour, esp steam) to a temperature above its saturation point for a given pressure
2. (Chemistry) to heat (a liquid) to a temperature above its boiling point without boiling occurring
3. to heat excessively; overheat
ˌsuperˈheater n
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su•per•heat

(n. ˈsu pərˌhit; v. ˌsu pərˈhit)

n.
1. the state of being superheated.
2. the amount of superheating.
v.t.
3. to heat to an extreme degree or to a very high temperature.
4. to heat (a liquid) above its boiling point without the formation of bubbles of vapor.
5. to heat (a gas, as steam not in contact with water) to such a degree that its temperature may be lowered or its pressure increased without the conversion of any of the gas into liquid.
[1855–60]
su`per•heat′er, n.
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superheat


Past participle: superheated
Gerund: superheating

Imperative
superheat
superheat
Present
I superheat
you superheat
he/she/it superheats
we superheat
you superheat
they superheat
Preterite
I superheated
you superheated
he/she/it superheated
we superheated
you superheated
they superheated
Present Continuous
I am superheating
you are superheating
he/she/it is superheating
we are superheating
you are superheating
they are superheating
Present Perfect
I have superheated
you have superheated
he/she/it has superheated
we have superheated
you have superheated
they have superheated
Past Continuous
I was superheating
you were superheating
he/she/it was superheating
we were superheating
you were superheating
they were superheating
Past Perfect
I had superheated
you had superheated
he/she/it had superheated
we had superheated
you had superheated
they had superheated
Future
I will superheat
you will superheat
he/she/it will superheat
we will superheat
you will superheat
they will superheat
Future Perfect
I will have superheated
you will have superheated
he/she/it will have superheated
we will have superheated
you will have superheated
they will have superheated
Future Continuous
I will be superheating
you will be superheating
he/she/it will be superheating
we will be superheating
you will be superheating
they will be superheating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been superheating
you have been superheating
he/she/it has been superheating
we have been superheating
you have been superheating
they have been superheating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been superheating
you will have been superheating
he/she/it will have been superheating
we will have been superheating
you will have been superheating
they will have been superheating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been superheating
you had been superheating
he/she/it had been superheating
we had been superheating
you had been superheating
they had been superheating
Conditional
I would superheat
you would superheat
he/she/it would superheat
we would superheat
you would superheat
they would superheat
Past Conditional
I would have superheated
you would have superheated
he/she/it would have superheated
we would have superheated
you would have superheated
they would have superheated
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Translations

superheat

[ˌsuːpəˈhiːt] VTsobrecalentar
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But there was no swooning in that superheated room.
Into this he thrust the blade of his stone knife, and as it became superheated he would withdraw it, touching a spot near the thin edge with a drop of moisture.
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