- 1[intransitive, transitive] to become or to make something become too hot The engine is overheating. overheat something It's vital not to overheat the liquid.
- 2[intransitive] (of a country's economy) to be too active, with rising prices
NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈhit//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overheat
he / she / it overheats
past simple overheated
-ing form overheating
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