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Overheating may refer to:

  • Overheating (economics), a rapid, very big growth of production that is thought to have a negative influence
  • Overheating (electricity), unexpected rise of temperature in a portion of electrical circuit, that can cause harm to the circuit, and accidents
  • Overheating (combinatorial game theory), an operation on combinatorial games that approximately reverses the effect of chilling
  • Hyperthermia, also called sunstroke, an elevated body temperature due to failed thermoregulation
  • Thermal shock, the overheating of a device leading to reduced efficiency, damage or even destruction

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