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 It's about 2,500,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt. In other words, 5 ounces is 2,420,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.0000004130 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 450,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed. In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.00000210 times 5 ounces. (Papaver somniferum)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 250,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar. In other words, 5 ounces is 227,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.000004410 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 40,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed. In other words, 5 ounces is 38,900 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.00002570 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 30,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand. In other words, 5 ounces is 32,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sand, and the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.0000310 times that amount. (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 5,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice. In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.0002 times 5 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 700 times as heavy as a Raindrop. In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.001 times 5 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.