Definitions for "Overheated"
Is an economy where high growth rates placing pressure on production capacity resulting in increased inflationary pressures and higher interest rates.
describes a rapidly growing economy in which inflation is starting to accelerate
heated beyond a safe or desirable point; "the child became overheated"; "overheated metal"
This describes the condition of a metal product that has been heated to such a high temperature that its mechanical properties have been corrupted.
A term applied when, after exposure to an excessively high temperature, a metal develops an undesirable coarse grain structure, but is not necessarily damaged permanently. Unlike burned structure, the structure produced by overheating can be corrected by suitable heat treatment, by mechanical work, or by a combination of the two.