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Why does ice melts under pressure?


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2020-05-07 11:08:50
2020-05-07 11:08:50

Given the same air temperature, heat should flow into a colder block of ice faster than a warm block of ice. The unpressurized block of ice sits at 0 degrees Celsius while it melts, and the pressurized one will have a lower temperature, so it receives the heat energy faster and melts faster.

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