It's about 50,000,000 times as big as a Concrete Mixer Truck
In other words, the size of a Concrete Mixer Truck is 0.0000000200 times 38,000,000,000,000 tablespoons.(a.k.a. cement mixer, a.k.a. cement mixer truck, a.k.a. cement transport truck, a.k.a. concrete mixer, a.k.a. concrete transport truck, a.k.a. in-transit mixer)(standard size; drum capacity)
A concrete mixer truck has a drum volume of up to 740,000 tablespoons. Concrete mixer trucks can be in transit for about 90 minutes before the concrete dries — if the concrete dries while in the drum, jackhammers or even dynamite must be used to remove it.
It's about 800,000,000 times as big as a Hot Tub
In other words, 38,000,000,000,000 tablespoons is 781,000,000 times the size of a Hot Tub, and the size of a Hot Tub is 0.000000001280 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 48,600 tablespoons of water. Modern hot tubs became popular outside of Japan starting in about 1940.
It's about 0.0000000004 times as big as Earth's Oceans
In other words, 38,000,000,000,000 tablespoons is 0.000000000400 times the size of Earth's Oceans, and the size of Earth's Oceans is 2,500,000,000 times that amount.(Total water volume of Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Southern Oceans) (estimated)
Over 97% of the Earth's water is found in the planet's five oceans for a total volume of about 94,999,999,999,999,993,708,544.0000000000000000000000000 tablespoons. The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean, covering 165,760,000 sq. km — more than double the area of the Atlantic Ocean at 82,400,000 sq. km.
It's about 3,500,000,000 times as big as a Bathtub
In other words, the size of a Bathtub is 0.000000000290 times 38,000,000,000,000 tablespoons.(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 11,000 tablespoons. 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 7,500,000,000 times as big as a Car Gas Tank
In other words, 38,000,000,000,000 tablespoons is 7,420,000,000 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 0.0000000001350 times that amount.(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 5,120 tablespoons of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 1,350 tablespoons.
It's about 9,500,000,000 times as big as a Beer Keg
In other words, 38,000,000,000,000 tablespoons is 9,570,000,000 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 0.0000000001040 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 3,970 tablespoons. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 24 tablespoons cans of beer.
It's about 50,000,000,000 times as big as a Basketball (packed)
In other words, 38,000,000,000,000 tablespoons is 50,619,812,599 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 0.000000000019755110670 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 480.444291490 tablespoons. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm