Does water expand or contract when heated?

Answer Most of the time, water expands when heated. Most liquids expand when heated and contract when cooled, but water breaks this rule between 0 and 4 degrees Celsius. Between these temperatures, water ... Read More »

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Will a metal ring expand when heated?

Heating a metal ring will cause the ring to expand in all directions. The length of the metal will also increase, causing the diameter of the hole to become larger.Source:Newton: Heating Metal Ring

What causes the eye pupils to expand and contract?

Its to let in light. It goes small when there's too much light and large when it starts to go dark.

Do typical copper plumbing pipes expand or contract enough to cause any kind of noise or vibration?

Answer Typically-no. What causes the pipes to vibrate and hum is when the flow rate at a fixtures or hose bibb is just right, it hits the harmonic point on the pipe, causing it to vibrate. You can ... Read More »

Is it safe to put frozen water bottle in heated hot water?

Perfectly fine. a lot of people actually boil water in those plastic bottles when they're camping.