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How heavy is 7 ounces?

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It's about 3,500,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt.
In other words, 7 ounces is 3,390,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.0000002950 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 650,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed.
In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.00000150 times 7 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 300,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar.
In other words, 7 ounces is 318,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.000003140 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 55,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed.
In other words, 7 ounces is 54,500 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.00001830 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 45,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.0000220 times 7 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 7,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice.
In other words, 7 ounces is 6,800 times the weight of a Grain of Rice, and the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.00015 times that amount.
(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 1,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop.
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.001 times 7 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.