Meaning of “overheat” in the English Dictionary

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overheatverb [ I ]

uk /ˌəʊvəˈhiːt/ us

ECONOMICS, FINANCE if an economy or market overheats, it grows too quickly, causing inflation and other problems:

Excessive liquidity is causing the economy to overheat.
The property market has overheated dramatically in the past 12 months.

(Definition of “overheat” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)