Definition of superheated adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    superheated

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌsuːpəˈhiːtɪd//
     
    , BrE//ˌsjuːpəˈhiːtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈhiːtɪd//
     
    (physics)
     
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  1. 1(of a liquid) that has been heated under pressure above its boiling point without becoming a gas
  2. 2(of a gas) that has been heated above its temperature of saturation (= below which it becomes a liquid)
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