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overheat

[¦ō·vər¦hēt]
(metallurgy)
To heat a metal or alloy to such high temperatures that its physical properties are impaired.
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[USA], August 6 ( ANI ): US researchers have revealed that roadside fencing, which is meant to help desert tortoise, can actually overheat them leading to their death.
AN overheated laptop on a bed was the cause of a house fire in Paddock, fire chiefs have revealed.
It said in a statement: "Apple has determined that, in rare cases, the battery in the Beats Pill XL may overheat and pose a fire safety risk.
2 Beko fridge freezer Defrost timer may overheat and catch fire Recalled April 2011 111,675 still missing
An Apple representative denied the tablet overheats and said that users should contact customer support if they have issues.
"In rare instances, these notebook computers may overheat due to a potential malfunction of the internal temperature management system, resulting in deformation of the product's keyboard or external casing, and a potential burn hazard to consumers," it said on its support website.
Due to the threat of fines and litigation, some owners and managers overheat their buildings.
Acer has issued a voluntary recall of some of its Acer Aspire laptops that may overheat due to a faulty microphone cable.<p>The PC maker has issued the recall for some Acer Aspire models that may be affected by the issue, the company said on a European customer support page.
It has acceptable view to the satellites, does not overheat and has had no further failures.
Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp (NYSE: UTX), announced on Wednesday (21 January) that the company's Kidde Aerospace & Defense business unit, a provider of fire protection and safety systems for commercial and military aviation and ground vehicle applications, has been selected by Honeywell to supply the overheat detection system for the Airbus A350XWB (Extra Wide Body) family of aircraft.
Authorities revealed that a frozen dead dog in the furnace caused the chimney to overheat and burst into flames.
It has a baked enamel steel cabinet, a Nichrome wire non-glow element, an "On" light and a "Caution" overheat light, an overheating shutdown system--which restarts after it cools down--an internal high-limit back- up safety fuse, an internal high-limit thermostat with automatic On/Off setting, a large-dial thermostat temperature control, and a switch for either fan-only summer cooling, fan-forced low (750 W) or high (1500 W) wattage modes.