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How big is 1,600 deciliters?

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It's about as big as a Bathtub.
(a.k.a. bath, a.k.a. tub) (for Bootz Industries Aloha 5 ft. Left Hand Drain Soaking Tub)
The capacity of a typical bathtub is 1,600 deciliters. Historically, bathtubs have been made of various materials including marble, terracotta, silver, gold, and iron but the size and shape of the tubs has changed little in their 7,000 year history.
It's about two times as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, 1,600 deciliters is 2.110 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 0.4740 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 757 deciliters of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 200 deciliters.
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 1,600 deciliters is 2.730 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 0.3660 times that amount.
(Half barrel; maximum capacity)
The most common keg size sold by US beer sellers is a half-barrel type with a volume of 587 deciliters. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 3.550 deciliters cans of beer.
It's about one-fifth as big as a Hot Tub.
In other words, 1,600 deciliters is 0.2230 times the size of a Hot Tub, and the size of a Hot Tub is 4.480 times that amount.
(for Lifesmart Rock Solid Simplicity Plug and Play 4 Person Spa With 12 Jets) (a.k.a. Spa, a.k.a. Jacuzzi, a.k.a. Whirlpool) (Advertised Capacity)
An average, four-person hot tub holds 7,190 deciliters of water. Modern hot tubs became popular outside of Japan starting in about 1940.
It's about fourteen-and-a-half times as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 1,600 deciliters is 14.4139746730 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 0.069377116492 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball measures about 71.042167287 deciliters. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about nineteen-and-a-half times as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 1,600 deciliters is 19.4331591470 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 0.051458437222 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (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 twenty times as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 1,600 deciliters is 22.5218354270 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 0.044401354554 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.