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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 size of O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) is 16,730,000 square meters
Here you'll find measurements of hundreds of people and things, including:

The length of The Colorado River
The size of an Egg (Chicken)
The height of a sheet of Paper
The speed of a Curveball (baseball)
The size of Edinburgh
The weight of a Puck (Hockey)
The size of Michigan
The size of a Hot Air Balloon
The amount of an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes)
The speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth)
The length of The First US Continental Congress
The weight of a Grain of Salt
The size of a Quarter
The size of Ellis Island
The length of The Navy Pier
The length of Louis-Antoine's reign
The length of a Beetle (Volkswagen)
The speed of a Gazelle
The amount of an iPod
The length of Daytona International Speedway

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