It's about one-three-thousandth as heavy as a Grand Piano.
In other words, 5.50 ounces is 0.00035 times the weight of a Grand Piano, and the weight of a Grand Piano is 2,900 times that amount.(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 16,000 ounces. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as a Polar Bear.
In other words, 5.50 ounces is 0.000302 times the weight of a Polar Bear, and the weight of a Polar Bear is 3,310 times that amount.(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 18,200 ounces. Polar bears are so heavily insulated by their 9.9 cm (3.9 in) layer of blubber that they are often difficult to detect using infrared photography sensors.
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as a Grizzly Bear.
In other words, 5.50 ounces is 0.000299 times the weight of a Grizzly Bear, and the weight of a Grizzly Bear is 3,340 times that amount.(a.k.a. brown bear, a.k.a. silver bear, Ursus arctos horribilis) (Adult, male, coastal area population average)
An adult, male grizzly bear from a coastal area (where food is plentiful) can weigh up to 18,400 ounces. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).
It's about one-four-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as a Cow.
In other words, the weight of a Cow is 4,300 times 5.50 ounces.(for Holstein, a.k.a. Holstein Friesian, a.k.a. Friesian, Bos primigenius) (adult, heifer)
A mature Holstein cow (the well-known black-and-white, spotted breed of cow) typically weighs 24,000 ounces. President William Howard Taft (1909 - 1913) kept a Holstein cow named Pauline Wayne on the White House grounds — a gift from a Wisconsin senator and the source of the First Family's milk.
It's about 5,500 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.00019 times 5.50 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-ten-thousandth as heavy as a Car.
In other words, 5.50 ounces is 0.000094380 times the weight of a Car, and the weight of a Car is 10,600 times that amount.(for 2009 Ford Taurus; automatic transmission; curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 58,270 ounces. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 13,620 ounces.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as heavy as a Giraffe.
In other words, 5.50 ounces is 0.00008080 times the weight of a Giraffe, and the weight of a Giraffe is 12,400 times that amount.(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 68,100 ounces. Reaching 5.5 m (18 ft) in height by adulthood, giraffe calves can grow as much as 3 cm (1 in) per day.