Translation of overheat in Spanish:

overheat

Pronunciation: /ˌəʊvərˈhiːt; ˌəʊvəˈhiːt/

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  • [engine/machine/economy] recalentar*; [room/building] caldear or calentar* demasiado
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    • We raised our eyebrows at each other, and gave sympathetic smiles to those who were stuck at the side of the road because their car had overheated.
    • Two million cars overheat daily in smog-choked traffic jams on the ever-increasing suite of 12-lane ringroads.
    • My car decided to overheat intermittently, the iPod started to skip, and my phone decided it wouldn't recognise its SIM card.
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    • The economy overheats and stock prices diverge wildly from any semblance of reasonable valuation.
    • First, there is less danger that the U.S. economy can overheat when much of domestic demand can be satisfied by foreign production capacity.
    • The IMF is worried China's economy could overheat and generate a troubling inflation that would raise the risk of an economic crash.

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