Definition of Overheating

1. Noun. Excessive heating.

Generic synonyms: Heating, Warming
Specialized synonyms: Meltdown, Nuclear Meltdown
Derivative terms: Overheat, Overheat



Definition of Overheating

1. Verb. (present participle of overheat) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overheating

1. overheat [v] - See also: overheat

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overheating

overheal
overheap
overheaped
overheaping
overheaps
overhear
overheard
overhearer
overhearers
overhearing
overhears
overheat
overheated
overheatedly
overheatedness
overheating
overheats
overheave
overheavy
overhedging
overheight
overheld
overhele
overheled
overheles
overheling
overhend
overhent
overhents
overhigh

Literary usage of Overheating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference Book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1902)
"Experiments on Overheating of Bearings.—Hot Boxes. (Denton.j—Tests with car brasses loaded from 1100 to 4500 Ibs. per square inch gave 7 cases of ..."

2. The Mechanical Engineering of Steam Power Plants by Frederic Remsen Hutton (1908)
"Deterioration of boilers is caused by overheating, by unequal expansion and ... Overheating of Boilers. An injury to the heating-surface of a boiler from ..."

3. General Electric Company Review by General Electric Company (1910)
"Overheating of Collector Rings Any of the causes which are responsible for causing an overload current and consequent overheating in the field winding may ..."

4. Steam-boiler Construction: A Practical Handbook for Engineers, Boiler-makers by Walter S. Hutton (1891)
"Grease or oil on the surface of a plate is a serious obstacle to the transmission of heat, and may cause overheating. Those oils which are most readily ..."

5. Pathological physiology of internal diseases by Albion Walter Hewlett (1916)
"Regulation against Overheating and Overcooling The Normal Regulation of Body ... Regulation Against Overheating A rise of body temperature results when the ..."

6. Denmark (2006)
"The risk of overheating in the short term is growing In line with the other Nordic countries, overall macroeconomic performance in Denmark has been ..."

7. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"Regulation against Overheating and Overcooling The Normal Regulation of Body ... Regulation Against Overheating A rise of body temperature results when the ..."

8. Motor Truck and Automobile Motors and Mechanism: A Practical Illustrated by Thomas Herbert Russell, John B. Rathbun (1918)
"Additional Causes of Overheating. Tight bearings or tight piston, resulting from either too close a fit or a lack of lubrication, will cause severe ..."

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