from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To heat too much.
- transitive v. To cause to become excited, agitated, or overstimulated.
- intransitive v. To become too hot or very excited.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To heat excessively
- v. To become excessively hot
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To heat to excess; to superheat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To heat to excess.
- n. Excessive heat.
- n. Sunstroke.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. get excessively and undesirably hot
- v. make excessively or undesirably hot
As Singapore's prime minister recently pointed out, if foreign workers are not allowed in, the economy will "overheat" - when productive capacity is unable to keep pace with growing demand and growth occurs at an unsustainable rate.
The economy that is growing quickly would tend to "overheat"-an economic phenomenon characterized by accelerated growth, inflation and the potential for asset bubbles.
There was an "overheat" warning in the No. 2 engine, followed by a "fire" warning.
The more you attack, the more the meter fills up, and when you "overheat," you're immobilized.
No it's not normal for an iMac to "overheat" period.
"overheat" for the first time since 2007 - putting commodities firmly into favour.
"overheat" would indicate a resulting failure of some kind.
The Fukushima plant was damaged March 11, when a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami knocked out power and backup diesel generators, shutting down cooling mechanisms and causing nuclear cores to overheat.
It passed what I am calling the Lost Test: that is, when laid in bed at night watching Lost on Hulu with said laptop rested on your chest (for that IMAX effect), how many episodes can you get though before you feel like your heart is about to overheat and stop working.
May 03, 2009 at 3: 38 PM most of the time my BSOD has been cause either by a new software installm overheat video card when gaming or registry error from my exsesive custumization of the system dhlt25