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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Superheat \Su`per*heat"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Superheated; p. pr. & vb. n. Superheating.] 1. To heat too much, to overheat; as, to superheat an oven. [1913 Webster] 2. (Steam Engine) To heat, as steam, apart from contact with water, until it resembles a perfect gas. [1913 Webster] 3. To heat (a liquid) above its boiling point without converting it into vapor. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]