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It's about three-fourths as big as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 438.9 deciliters is 0.748 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 1.34 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 3.55 deciliters cans of beer.
It's about three-fifths as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, 438.9 deciliters is 0.58 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 1.72 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 one-fourth as big as a Bathtub.
In other words, 438.9 deciliters is 0.27 times the size of a Bathtub, and the size of a Bathtub is 3.7 times that amount.
(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 four times as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 438.9 deciliters is 3.9539334274 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 0.25291270538 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 five-and-a-half times as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 438.9 deciliters is 5.3307584686 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 0.18759056631 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 52.693439715 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 six times as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 438.9 deciliters is 6.1780209805 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 0.16186413144 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.
It's about eight-and-a-half times as big as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 438.9 deciliters is 8.3293101072 times the size of a Bowling Ball, and the size of a Bowling Ball is 0.12005796244 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 52.693439715 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.