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Verb: overheat  ,ow-vu(r)'heet
  1. Get excessively and undesirably hot
    "The car engines overheated"
  2. Make excessively or undesirably hot
    "The room was overheated"

Derived forms: overheated, overheating, overheats

Type of: heat, heat up, hot up [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Overheat