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What would happen if you heated a metal way past its melting point?
Question Date: 2018-05-22
Answer 1:

As the term "melting point" suggests, if you heated a metal past its melting point it would melt, turning from solid to liquid. For example, mercury's melting point is (unusually) below room temperature, so it is a liquid at room temperature. If you took your liquid metal and kept heating it past its boiling point it would then turn from liquid to gas.

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