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How heavy is 7 ounces?

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It's about one-fifteenth as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, the weight of a Brick is 15 times 7 ounces.
(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 100 ounces. The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.
It's about seventeen times as heavy as a Battery (AAA).
In other words, the weight of a Battery (AAA) is 0.059 times 7 ounces.
(Alkaline)
An "AAA" size battery weighs 0.420 ounces. Batteries are named by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee C18 and AAA batteries were given their name because they were smaller than the "AA" and "A" size batteries which were invented first.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 30 times 7 ounces.
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 200 ounces. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 30 times 7 ounces.
(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 200 ounces. Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m (3 ft) up to about 21 m.
It's about thirty times as heavy as an Eye (Human).
In other words, the weight of an Eye (Human) is 0.036 times 7 ounces.
(adult)
A fully developed eye (in a person over the age of thirteen), weighs about 0.25 oz. The pupil of the eye varies depending on the amount of light it is exposed to, but typically measures about 4 mm across.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 7 ounces is 0.0291666667 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 34.28571420 times that amount.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 176 ounces, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 240 ounces. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 176.369810 ounces will float in water.
It's about forty times as heavy as a Quarter.
In other words, the weight of a Quarter is 0.02857 times 7 ounces.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. America the Beautiful quarter, a.k.a. two bits)
The America the Beautiful series quarters, which began to enter circulation in 2017, weigh 0.20 ounces each. In answer to the common riddle, there are 119 ridges around the edge of the coin in its current design.