Definition of over-fire in US English:

over-fire

verb

  • with object To fire (ceramics) or heat (metal) at too high a temperature, or for too long a period.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Francis Bacon (1561–1626), lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher. From over- + fire.

Pronunciation

over-fire

/ˌəʊvəˈfʌɪə/