overheated

overheat

[oh-ver-heet]
verb (used with object)
1.
to heat to excess.
2.
to excite or agitate; make vehement: a crowd overheated by rabble-rousers.
verb (used without object)
3.
to become overheated: a stove that overheats alarmingly; a temper that overheats with little provocation.
noun
4.
the state or condition of being overheated; excessive heat, agitation, or vehemence.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English overheten. See over-, heat

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overheat (ˌəʊvəˈhiːt)
 
vb
1.  to make or become excessively hot
2.  (tr; often passive) to make very agitated, irritated, etc
3.  (intr) (of an economy) to tend towards inflation, often as a result of excessive growth in demand
4.  (tr) to cause (an economy) to tend towards inflation
 
n
5.  the condition of being overheated

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overheat
"to make too hot" (trans.), late 14c., from over + heat (v.). Intrans. sense "to become too hot" is from 1902, originally in reference to motor engines.
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