Community Web Version Now Available
Nikolay
Extend or expand? What of these word should I use if I talk about a clinical thermometer? "When the mercury is heated, it (extends/expands) and rises up the tube."Oh, I'm sorry. I guess, it would be right to say "the clinical thermometer".And what is the difference between these words?
Feb 7, 2012 11:25 AM
2
0
Answers · 2
expand = grow in every direction extend = grow along the length The mercury expands.
February 7, 2012
This was asked and answered within the last 48 hours.
February 7, 2012
Nikolay
Language Skills
English, Russian
Learning Language
English