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English verb: overheat

1. overheat (change) get excessively and undesirably hot


SamplesThe car engines overheated.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)heat, heat up, hot up

2. overheat (change) make excessively or undesirably hot


SamplesThe room was overheated.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)heat, heat up


Causeoverheat









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