overheating effect

overheating effect

[‚ō·vər′hēd·iŋ i‚fekt]
(solid-state physics)
The effect whereby, under certain conditions, a superconductor can be heated above its critical temperature without losing superconductivity.
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It was later revealed she died from drinking too much water to counteract the drug's overheating effects.
Later it was revealed she died as a result of drinking too much water to counteract the overheating effects of the ecstasy.
The cause of death was drinking too much water to counteract the overheating effects of the drug.