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5 ) to allow for wine's fairly large coefficient of thermal expansion.

18.5 ) to allow for wine's fairly large coefficient of thermal expansion. The distance between the surface of the liquid contents and the bottom of the cork is called the "headspace height" , and is typically = 1.5 for a 750- bottle filled at 20 . Due to its alcoholic content, wine's coefficient of volume expansion is about double that of water; in comparison, the thermal expansion of glass can be neglected. Estimate if the bottle is kept at 15.

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