Analog thermometers often rely on the thermal expansion of a liquid to infer the temperature. Which of the following properties would make a liquid a bad choice for use in a thermometer?
Two containers are initially separated. One contains hot particles, the other contains cold particles. What happens to their temperature when the containers are brought in contact with one another?
A bimetallic thermometer is shown in the figure.
What feature of the bimetallic strip allows it to change shape based on the temperature?