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Definition of superheat (Meaning of superheat)
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Superheat 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.
	        [1913 Webster]
	
	     2. (Steam Engine) To heat, as steam, apart from contact with
	        water, until it resembles a perfect gas.
	        [1913 Webster]
	
	     3. To heat (a liquid) above its boiling point without
	        converting it into vapor.
	        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
	
	
	
	  Superheat Su"per*heat`, n.
	     The increase of temperature communicated to steam by
	     superheating it.
	     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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