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overheat (Also overheated, overheats, overheating, overheatings) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to overheat

magic

  • noun any art that invokes supernatural powers
    thaumaturgy.
  • noun an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
    thaumaturgy; legerdemain; conjuring trick; trick; deception; conjuration; magic trick; illusion.

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wall

  • noun an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
    • the south wall had a small window
    • the walls were covered with pictures
  • noun anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
    • a wall of water
    • a wall of smoke
    • a wall of prejudice
    • negotiations ran into a brick wall

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sear

  • verb make very hot and dry
    scorch.
    • The heat scorched the countryside
  • verb become superficially burned
    scorch; singe.
    • my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames

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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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heated

  • adjective satellite made warm or hot (`het' is a dialectal variant of `heated')
    het; heated up; het up.
    • a heated swimming pool
    • wiped his heated-up face with a large bandana
    • he was all het up and sweaty
  • verb make hot or hotter
    heat up; heat.
    • the sun heats the oceans
    • heat the water on the stove

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overheated

  • adjective satellite heated beyond a safe or desirable point
    • the child became overheated
    • overheated metal
  • verb get excessively and undesirably hot
    overheat.
    • The car engines overheated

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heat_up

  • verb gain heat or get hot
    heat; hot up.
    • The room heated up quickly
  • verb make hot or hotter
    heat.
    • the sun heats the oceans
    • heat the water on the stove

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heating

  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
    warming.
  • noun utility to warm a building
    heating system; heat; heating plant.
    • the heating system wasn't working
    • they have radiant heating

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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overheating

  • noun excessive heating
  • verb get excessively and undesirably hot
    overheat.
    • The car engines overheated

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demist

  • verb free from mist
    defog.
    • demist the car windows

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meltdown

  • noun severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor resulting in the core melting and radiation escaping
    nuclear meltdown.
  • noun a disaster comparable to a nuclear meltdown
    • there is little likelihood of a meltdown comparable to the American banking collapse in March 1933

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bake

  • verb cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven
    • bake the potatoes
  • verb prepare with dry heat in an oven
    • bake a cake

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overheated

  • adjective satellite heated beyond a safe or desirable point
    • the child became overheated
    • overheated metal
  • verb get excessively and undesirably hot
    overheat.
    • The car engines overheated

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toast

  • noun slices of bread that have been toasted
  • noun a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention
    • he was the toast of the town

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scald

  • noun a burn cause by hot liquid or steam
  • noun the act of burning with steam or hot water

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overheat

  • verb get excessively and undesirably hot
    • The car engines overheated
  • verb make excessively or undesirably hot
    • The room was overheated

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overheat

  • verb get excessively and undesirably hot
    • The car engines overheated
  • verb make excessively or undesirably hot
    • The room was overheated

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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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nuclear

  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    atomic.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
    • nuclear physics
    • nuclear fission
    • nuclear forces

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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melt

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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superheat

To heat too much, to overheat; as, to superheat an oven.

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carbonize

  • verb unite with carbon
    carburize; carbonise; carburise.
    • carburize metal
  • verb turn into carbon, as by burning
    carbonise.
    • carbonize coal

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singe

  • noun a surface burn
    scorch.
  • verb burn superficially or lightly
    swinge.
    • I singed my eyebrows

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warm_up

  • verb run until the normal working temperature is reached
    • We warmed up the car for a few minutes
  • verb become more friendly or open
    • She warmed up after we had lunch together

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fry

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun English painter and art critic (1866-1934)
    Roger Fry; Roger Eliot Fry.

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hot_up

  • verb gain heat or get hot
    heat up; heat.
    • The room heated up quickly
  • verb make more intense
    heat up; screw up.
    • Emotions were screwed up

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stove

  • noun a kitchen appliance used for cooking food
    cooking stove; kitchen stove; range; kitchen range.
    • dinner was already on the stove
  • noun any heating apparatus

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mowburn

To heat and ferment in the mow, as hay when housed too green.

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sizzle

  • noun a sizzling noise
  • verb make a sound like frying fat

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thaw

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; melt; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    warming; thawing.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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carbonise

  • verb unite with carbon
    carburize; carburise; carbonize.
    • carburize metal
  • verb turn into carbon, as by burning
    carbonize.
    • carbonize coal

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burn

  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burning.
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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boiling

  • noun the application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas
  • noun cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
    stewing; simmering.

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heat

  • noun a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
    heat energy.
  • noun the presence of heat
    high temperature; hotness.

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warm

  • verb get warm or warmer
    warm up.
    • The soup warmed slowly on the stove
  • verb make warm or warmer
    • The blanket will warm you

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broil

  • noun cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
    broiling; grilling.
  • verb cook under a broiler
    oven broil.
    • broil fish

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toasting

  • noun cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
    browning.
    • proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of bread
  • verb make brown and crisp by heating
    toast; crispen; crisp.
    • toast bread
    • crisp potatoes

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warming

  • noun the process of becoming warmer; a rising temperature
    heating.
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    thaw; thawing.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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thawing

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    melting; thaw; melt.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • noun warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
    thaw; warming.
    • they welcomed the spring thaw

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nuclear_meltdown

  • noun severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor resulting in the core melting and radiation escaping
    meltdown.

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melting

  • noun the process whereby heat changes something from a solid to a liquid
    thaw; melt; thawing.
    • the power failure caused a refrigerator melt that was a disaster
    • the thawing of a frozen turkey takes several hours
  • verb reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
    melt down; run; melt.
    • melt butter
    • melt down gold
    • The wax melted in the sun

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crispen

  • verb make brown and crisp by heating
    toast; crisp.
    • toast bread
    • crisp potatoes

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crisp

  • noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
    Saratoga chip; potato chip; chip.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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defog

  • verb free from mist
    demist.
    • demist the car windows

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forswat

Spent with heat; covered with sweat. Obs. P. Sidney.

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browning

  • noun cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
    toasting.
    • proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of bread
  • noun United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called the Peacemaker) (1855-1926)
    John M. Browning; John Moses Browning.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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reheat

  • verb heat again
    • Please reheat the food from last night

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scorch

  • noun a surface burn
    singe.
  • noun a plant disease that produces a browning or scorched appearance of plant tissues

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