It's about as heavy as a Poppy Seed.
Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.0000110 ounces. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays.
It's about half as heavy as a Grain of Sugar.
In other words, 0.0000110 ounces is 0.4990 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 2 times that amount.(a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)
A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.0000220 ounces. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 2,160 ounces of sugar each year.
It's about five-and-a-half times as heavy as a Grain of Salt.
In other words, 0.0000110 ounces is 5.330 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.1880 times that amount.The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.000002060 ounces. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 96,300,000 ounces of salt each year.
It's about one-tenth as heavy as a Sesame Seed.
In other words, 0.0000110 ounces is 0.0857 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 11.70 times that amount.(Sesamum indicum)
A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.000128 ounces. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 70,900 ounces of sesame seeds each day.
It's about one-fifteenth as heavy as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 14 times 0.0000110 ounces.(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.00016 ounces. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height.
It's about one-ninetieth as heavy as a Grain of Rice.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 91 times 0.0000110 ounces.(long grain; 14% moisture content)
A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.001 ounces. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about one-five-hundredth as heavy as a Raindrop.
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 500 times 0.0000110 ounces.(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.007 ounces. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.