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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 Canada is 9,984,670,000,000 square meters
Here you'll find measurements of hundreds of people and things, including:

The size of The US Virgin Islands
The size of a Quarter
The size of Honolulu
The weight of an Octopus
The size of an Apple iPad
The weight of The Sears Tower
The speed of a Tornado
The size of Washington
The amount of The Google database
The weight of a Grand Piano
The speed of a Cheetah
The height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper)
The weight of The CN Tower
The weight of a cubic meter of Snow
The length of a Red Blood Cell
The size of Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae
The amount of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
The weight of a Light Bulb
The weight of The Earth
The length of The First airplane flight (Wright Flyer, 1903)

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