It's about as big as an Ostrich Egg.
In other words, the size of an Ostrich Egg is 1.02 times 16 deciliters.(Struthio camelus) (for common ostrich; average)
The largest egg produced by living birds, ostrich eggs measure about 16 deciliters in volume. The eggs take about nine weeks to hatch, with males and females taking turns incubating them.
It's about four-fifths as big as a Human Stomach.
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as a STARBUCKS Venti Coffee.
In other words, the size of a STARBUCKS Venti Coffee is 0.370 times 16 deciliters.A STARBUCKS Venti coffee drink measures 5.90 deciliters. The name of the size, Venti, is the Italian word for twenty.
It's about three times as big as a Blood Donation.
It's about three-tenths as big as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 16 deciliters is 0.303643111680 times the size of a Bowling Ball, and the size of a Bowling Ball is 3.29333998210 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling ball should measure at least 10.795 cm (4.25 in) in radius for a total volume of about 52.6934397150 deciliters. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5 kg (11 lbs) will float in water.
It's about three-tenths as big as The Blood in a Human Body.
In other words, the size of The Blood in a Human Body is 3 times 16 deciliters.(for 70 kg body; average altitude; average)
The volume of blood in the average human body is about 50 deciliters. Persons living at high altitude, however, may have up to an additional 20 deciliters of blood to compensate for the lower oxygen level.
It's about one-fourth as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 16 deciliters is 0.225218354270 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 4.44013545540 times that amount.(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball and measures about 71.042167287 deciliters. The surface of these balls have 4,118 pebbles with a diameter of 2.5 mm each.