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



    BrE BrE//ˌsuːpəˈhiːtɪd//
    , BrE//ˌsjuːpəˈhiːtɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈhiːtɪd//
    jump to other results
  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)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: superheated