Best Answer

No. Most materials expand when they get hotter. A notable exception is water between 0 and 4 degrees centigrade.

No. Most materials expand when they get hotter. A notable exception is water between 0 and 4 degrees centigrade.

No. Most materials expand when they get hotter. A notable exception is water between 0 and 4 degrees centigrade.

No. Most materials expand when they get hotter. A notable exception is water between 0 and 4 degrees centigrade.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2009-12-15 19:41:41
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides


20 cards

What is the periodic table

What is gravitational potential energy

How many valance electrons in the element Tin

What is chemical potential energy

See all cards


21 cards

What are the products of glycolysis

In a given quadrilateral each side is parallel to its opposite side and the diagonals are not perpindicular

If diagnols are perpendiculare then quadrilateral is what

What do mitochondrial and thylakoid membranes have in common

See all cards


21 cards

What does absolute zero means

How is the amplitude of a longitudinal wave measured

What is the meaning of measurement of loudness

What is the term for the unit that measures wave frequency

See all cards
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2009-12-15 19:41:41

No. Most materials expand when they get hotter. A notable exception is water between 0 and 4 degrees centigrade.

User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Do metal expand when it gets cold?
Write your answer...
Related questions

How would temperature affect bridges?

the metal or concrete might expand if it gets too hot and compress when it gets too cold.

Does metal expand when cold?

No, metal expands when it is heated as the particles move further apart. In fact metal will contract when cold.

What metals expand when cold?

No metal in the world expands when it's cold. I only can think of one thing that expands or gets more dense when colder and that's Bose Einstein Condensate.

Does metal expand in cold weather or in warm weather?

Metal expands when warmed and contracts when chilled.

Does steel expand when it is cold or hot?

Steel will expand when it gets hot, and it will contract when it is cooled.

Why airplane did't expand at the higher altitude?

A balloon would expand because it is flexable and when the outside pressure gets lower it fills out. An airplane actually shrinks in the exterme cold of the upper atmosphere. It is not going to shrink or expand much because it is made out of metal not rubber.

Why do particles expand when frozen?

They have mated so they expand when it gets cold so they keep all the warmth inside them.

Does matter expand in heat or in the cold?

MOST matter expands as it gets hotter.

Why does your butt get cold when you sit on bleachers in October?

because metal gets cold tardo

What happens to the water molecules when the air above the water gets cold?

the water molecules get cold and expand and turn into ice

What happens to metal when exposed to hot and cold?

Steel gets stronger

If you can run hot water over a lid it gets loose and you can open it how is that possible?

It works best with a metal lid on glass. When the metal lid gets hot from the hot water it expands. The glass doesn't expand as much as metal so the tight seal that the lid had on the glass gets loosened as the lid gets slightly larger.

Why do your braces feel weird when you drink cold water?

Because the wire is made of metal, and when metal is warm it stretches out, but when its rapidly changed to a cold temperature, (from the cold water), the metal contracts and gets tighter, causing your braces to pull on your teeth a little bit.

Do things expand when they are heated?

All things expand when they are heated. Gases expand the most, liquids less than gasses, and solids expand the least. Yes they do. Take metal for example it expands when it gets hot.

Does steel shrink when it gets really cold?

As with most materials it condenses as it gets colder. It would shrink and expand with temperature. It It may not be very noticeable, but it does happen.

Is it true that the Eiffel Tower shrinks when it becomes cold for a long time?

Yes. When metal gets cold, it contracts. When it gets hot, it expands. It is not a huge change, but it is enough to measure.

Does metal contract or expand in hot temperatures?

Metal tends to expand in high temperatures.

Why does water expand when cold?

Water expands when it is cold because the water molecules found in water expand in the cold.

Does sheet metal expand when it rusts and if so how much?

yes it does cause if one spot gets it it will spread unless taken care of

Why does the liquid expand in a thermometer when it gets hotter?

In a thermometer is a liquid metal called Mercury, so the liquid expands when it is heated up.

Why car tires expand on hot days?

Everything expands when it gets hot, contracts when cold including air expand just from the heat of driving down the road as well

What is the process called when particles in a metal lid expand under hot water?

This is a misconception. Particles do not expand, When they get hot they move further apart. This means that the object (the lid) gets bigger. It's just called expansion.

Why is there gaps in the road of a bridge?

Bridges have gaps so that when it gets hot or cold, there is space for the road to expand or contract without cracking.

How do you make a conker stay shiny?

YOU polish it but don't keep it in a warm or cold just middle tempretaure because if it gets cold it would expand or warm would make it unravel

What is denser hot metal or cold metal?

Cold metal.

People also asked

What phyla do all animals belong to?

View results

What is an Eastern Arms 12 gauge shotgun worth?

View results

Are the Cruise Missile brand of golf clubs any good?

View results

What is the value of a 22 Ranger bolt action model 36?

View results

Will a stock for a Remington 581 with a clip magazine fit the Remington 591M with a clip magazine?

View results

Where can you get sheet music to 'The Greatest of All Miracles'?

View results