Simple Definition of overheat
: to become too hot
: to cause (something) to become too hot
Full Definition of overheat
1 : to heat to excess
2 : to stimulate or agitate unduly
: to become heated beyond a safe or desirable point
Examples of overheat in a sentence
I overheated the food in the microwave.
Be careful not to overheat the engine.
First Known Use of overheat
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Definition of overheat for Students
: to heat too much : become too hot <The engine overheated.>
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