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Enter a measurement to see comparisons

The Measure Of Things is a search engine for finding comparative or relative measurements of physical quantities.

Want to know how much, how long, how many, how far, how large, how tall, how high, or how heavy something is? Want to figure what weighs 5; 500; or 5,000 tons? The Measure Of Things can tell you what you need to know.

With the Measure Of Things tool, you can take a physical quantity - like 84 kilograms or 23 cubic meters - and see how it compares to a list of famous or well-known objects. For example, 84 kilograms is the weight of about 17 gallons of paint, while 23 cubic meters is about twice the volume of a cement mixer truck.

You can use the Measure Of Things to research equivalent measures for several types of quantities, including weight, length, speed, time, height, area, volume, and computer data.

Did you know?
The height of Mount Everest is 8,850 meters
Here you'll find measurements of hundreds of people and things, including:

The weight of a Rhinoceros
The size of Sydney
The length of World War I
The size of Gibraltar
The size of Vancouver Island
The length of The Spanish-American War
The weight of a liter of Water
The length of The Amazon River
The weight of a Polar Bear
The length of a King Size Bed
The weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale
The size of Lake Erie
The height of Nelson's Column
The size of an Apple iPad
The amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in)
The height of Big Ben
The weight of a Raindrop
The weight of a Billiard Ball
The height of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench)
The size of a Secure Digital (SD) card

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