Su`per*heat" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Superheated; p. pr. & vb. n. Superheating.]

1.

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

2. (Steam Engine)

To heat, as steam, apart from contact with water, until it resembles a perfect gas.

 

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Su"per*heat`, n.

The increase of temperature communicated to steam by superheating it.

 

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Su`per*heat" (?), v. t.

To heat a liquid above its boiling point without converting it into vapor.

 

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