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Overheating

An economy that is growing very quickly, with the risk of high inflation.

Overheating

Describing an economy that is growing too fast or otherwise unsustainably. Overheating economies tend to crash, experience high inflation, or both. The inflation occurs when the economy's producers are unable to meet demand by expanding production because it is rising too fast. To temper demand, the producers raise prices. Central banks tend to increase interest rates to temper or prevent overheating in domestic economies.
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Earlier this month an elderly woman was treated by paramedics after one of the bags was believed to have been overheated in a microwave in Birkenhead.
It follows that the given period may have several stretches of time where [T.sub.o] remains high; these stretches are named continuously overheated intervals (COI).
I won't let him continue and risk becoming overheated. It just isn't worth it.
A fire service spokeswoman said: "The cause of the fire was that a kitchen range overheated and caught fire."
THREE children died in a blaze started by an overheated tumble-dryer.
China overheated in 1993, causing inflation that lasted until the Asian economic crisis of 1997.
China has said that no new commercial aircraft purchases will be approved in 2005 because of an effort to cool down the "overheated" growth in the industry.
of Commerce, CA, which has had one report of a mechanism that overheated and caused "visual fire damage" to the entertainment center.
You didn't mention what fumes were given off by the overheated coating, but I was told at the time that it was similar to mustard gas.
Three months and 2,000 miles later, the Corsa overheated, warping the cylinder head and ruining the engine.
The only thing truly toxic in this story is EWG's overheated rhetoric which is designed to generate headlines and create public anxiety.