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It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex.
In other words, the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 150 times 1,540 ounces.
(for FMNH PR2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
The notable Tyrannosaurus specimen housed at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, "Sue," is estimated to have weighed about 230,000 ounces while alive. A renowned predator in popular culture, the teeth of tyrannosaurus rex were up to 33.02 cm (13 in) long.
It's about 200 times as heavy as a Hamster.
In other words, the weight of a Hamster is 0.005 times 1,540 ounces.
(for Syrian hamster, a.k.a. golden hamster, a.k.a. Mesocricetus auratus; adult)
An adult Syrian hamster has a typical weight of about 7 ounces. Known for transporting food in the pouches of their cheeks so that they can bury it later, some hamsters can store up to 900 ounces of food in their borrows.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship.
In other words, 1,540 ounces is 0.00386 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 259 times that amount.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 399,000 ounces. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."
It's about 250 times as heavy as a Billiard Ball.
In other words, 1,540 ounces is 267.826086956520 times the weight of a Billiard Ball, and the weight of a Billiard Ball is 0.0037337662337663 times that amount.
(American-style, WPA specifications)
Per the World Pool-Billiard Association, a billiard ball weight must weigh between 5.50 ounces and 6 ounces. According to legend, the difficulty in obtaining elephant ivory for the manufacture of billiard balls in the 19th century inspired the search for a replacement material, which led to the development of the first industrial plastic.
It's about 250 times as heavy as a Puck (Hockey).
In other words, 1,540 ounces is 267.826086956520 times the weight of a Puck (Hockey), and the weight of a Puck (Hockey) is 0.0037337662337663 times that amount.
(Ice hockey)
A standard ice hockey puck weighs between 5.50 ounces and 6 ounces. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about 300 times as heavy as a Baseball.
In other words, 1,540 ounces is 300.487804878050 times the weight of a Baseball, and the weight of a Baseball is 0.0033279220779221 times that amount.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must weigh between 5 ounces and 5.250 ounces. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) (with a fastball pitch), with record-setting pitches as fast as 171 kph (106 mph).
It's about 300 times as heavy as a Battery (D).
In other words, 1,540 ounces is 323 times the weight of a Battery (D), and the weight of a Battery (D) is 0.0031 times that amount.
(Alkaline)
A "D" size battery weighs 4.760 ounces. The D size battery is the oldest of the modern battery sizes, first invented by the National Carbon Company in 1898.