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Step 1: What kind of measurement do you want to compare?
Length Icon (Ruler)
Weight (Mass) Icon (Scale)
Speed Icon (Running Man)
Time Icon (Clock)
Area Icon (Floorplan)
Volume Icon (Beaker)
Computer Data Icon (Laptop)

Click an icon above to choose a measurement type for comparison. This space will display an explanation as you move your mouse over the icons.


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 weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 13,320,000 kilograms
Here you'll find measurements of hundreds of people and things, including:

The size of a Gumball (packed)
The weight of a Cow
The size of a Playing Card
The length of The Great Wall of China (wall only)
The amount of an Imgur's Monthly Bandwidth
The length of The Voyage of the Titanic
The size of Glacier Bay National Park
The size of Royal Albert Hall
The height of Gary Coleman
The length of a Bowling Lane
The length of The Construction of the Chunnel
The length of The Voyage of the Mayflower
The size of Idaho
The length of The First walk around the world
The weight of The Empire State Building
The length of The Preakness Stakes
The size of Kaua'i
The size of an Ostrich Egg
The amount of The IRS Compliance Database
The weight of a Giraffe

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