verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- overhead projector,
- overhead railway,
- overhead-valve engine,
Origin of overheat
Examples from the Web for overheat
True, but we know that what happens to these batteries when they overheat is extremely complex.Passenger Flights Must Stop Carrying Lithium-Ion Batteries as Cargo|Clive Irving|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as if being a mine detector isn't dangerous enough, the poor animals can overheat in hot climates.
But so low was its surface temperature, that even that enormous disc did not overheat the giant planet.Invaders from the Infinite|John Wood Campbell
Also it is essential to have a temperature sufficiently high, yet not such as to overheat the metal.
Almost immediately Rhoda felt the debilitating effects of overheat.The Heart of the Desert|Honor Willsie Morrow
Therefore a motor that is driven a long distance on the low gear will have a tendency to overheat.The Gasoline Motor|Harold Whiting Slauson
He will then, when quite sure that the bed will not overheat, put on his summer droppings.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke