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superheat

su·per·heat

superheat

 
pronunciation:
su pr hit [or] su pr hit
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: superheated, superheating, superheats
definition 1: to heat (a liquid) to a temperature above its boiling point without causing vaporization.
definition 2: to heat (a vapor or gas) to such a high temperature that a decrease in temperature or increase in pressure will not result in conversion to liquid.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the temperature difference, in degrees, between the saturation point of steam and the point at which it is superheated.