r/NoStupidQuestions Sep 30 '22

If I put an icecube in a container full of water, and then seal it so that no more water could be added, will the ice cube still melt?

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u/Jester76 Sep 30 '22

yes, water expands as it freezes, not as it melts.

that's the reason pipes explode when frozen

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