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Farmers unusually string up their wire fences during the hot season What scientific concept explain their choice of time?

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10/08/2007

It will have to do with thermodynamics. Basically, metal shrinks when it is cold and expands when it is hot. When you string a fence, you stretch it as tight as you can. By stretching it in hot weather, it is at maximum expansion and in theory, can never be any looser than it is then.