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It's about one-third as heavy as a Battery (D).
In other words, the weight of a Battery (D) is 2.940 times 45.930 grams.
(Alkaline)
A "D" size battery weighs 135 g. The D size battery is the oldest of the modern battery sizes, first invented by the National Carbon Company in 1898.
It's about half as heavy as a Deck of Cards.
In other words, 45.930 grams is 0.490 times the weight of a Deck of Cards, and the weight of a Deck of Cards is 2 times that amount.
(ISO 216 B8 size, a.k.a. "poker size" 63 x 88 mm, 52-card deck)
A deck of 52 ISO 216 B8-size playing cards weighs 94 g. Utilizing nearly 3,700 decks, the record-holding largest card tower was built in early 2010, stood over 3.5 m (11 ft), and weighed over 230,000 grams.
It's about seven-tenths as heavy as a Battery (C).
In other words, 45.930 grams is 0.710 times the weight of a Battery (C), and the weight of a Battery (C) is 1.40 times that amount.
(Alkaline)
A "C" size battery weighs 65 g. C batteries are typically used in medium-drain devices such as musical instruments.
It's about four-fifths as heavy as a Tennis Ball.
In other words, 45.930 grams is 0.7960 times the weight of a Tennis Ball, and the weight of a Tennis Ball is 1.260 times that amount.
(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must weigh about 56.0 g to 59.4 g. Competition balls are also tested for bounce height, with the standards requiring that a ball dropped from 254 cm must bounce back to a height of 135 cm to 147 cm.
It's about as heavy as a Golf Ball.
(per R&A USGA Rules of Golf; maximum rule weight)
According to the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), golf balls must weigh no more than 45.93 g. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as heavy as a Light Bulb.
In other words, the weight of a Light Bulb is 0.710 times 45.930 grams.
(a.k.a. lamp) (for A19-size, 60w, incandescent bulb by Bulbrite; package weight)
A standard, sixty-watt light bulb weighs about 34 grams. The tightly-coiled filament inside a bulb of this size would measure about 579mm if uncoiled and stretched out.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as a Battery (AA).
In other words, the weight of a Battery (AA) is 0.530 times 45.930 grams.
(Alkaline)
An "AA" size battery weighs 24 g. AA batteries came into common use during World War II and were given their name by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee C18 because they were smaller than the "A" size batteries which were invented first.