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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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"When the VCMs overheated, they just placed them in front of an electric fan.
"To make sure a child is protected from the cold without becoming overheated, reassessment is key; parents should periodically check to see if a child appears to be uncomfortable and sweaty," Polin emphasizes.
Of the largest metropolitan areas in the country, the most overheated cities include areas in the Southwest, such as Las Vegas (20-24%) and Phoenix (10-14%), as well as cities in the Northwest, such as Portland, OR (15-19%) and Seattle, WA (10-14%).
The cause of the fire was determined to be overheated brakes.
An overheated cellphone charger started a fire that razed 15 houses in Barangay Talon-talon here at around 10:45 a.m.
This is not the only case where a child has died in an overheated car.
If your Lab becomes overheated, the end result can be a heat stroke that can be debilitating for the remainder of his life or even result in his death.
The incident occurred after a technician removed an iPhone battery, which then overheated and injured his hand, said Reuters.
Nestor Espenilla Jr, governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), said, 'There's a huge difference between a hot engine and an overheated engine.
Nearly 300 drivers of overheated vehicles called the AA to be rescued by 3pm yesterday, compared with around 150 on an average day.
AN overheated laptop on a bed was the cause of a house fire in Paddock, fire chiefs have revealed.