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How heavy is 8,000 ounces?

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It's about 550 times as heavy as a Football (Soccer).
In other words, the weight of a Football (Soccer) is 0.0019 times 8,000 ounces.
(a.k.a. Soccer, a.k.a. Association Football) (FIFA Law 2 specification)
According to FIFA's Law of the Game number 2, a football must weigh between 14 ounces and 16 ounces. An artifact on display at the Smith Art Gallery in Museum in Stirling, Scotland is said to be the world's oldest football and is about one-third to one-half the size of a modern football.
It's about 550 times as heavy as a Football (American).
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 551.7241379310 times the weight of a Football (American), and the weight of a Football (American) is 0.0018125 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "pigskin") (NFL standard)
Per National Football League official rules, an American football must weigh between 14 ounces and 15 ounces. Because of NFL regulations, ceremonial considerations, and backup requirements, each NFL Superbowl requires the manufacture of 144 balls exclusively for the event.
It's about 650 times as heavy as a Can of Soup.
In other words, the weight of a Can of Soup is 0.0015 times 8,000 ounces.
(for Campbell''s Condensed Tomato Soup, 317.9 ml)
A can of Campbell''s Tomato Soup weighs 12 ounces. Cans have been used to store soup and other foods since their invention in 1913, but a dedicated can opener was not developed until cans began to use thinner materials — prior to that time, cans were usually opened using various blunt instruments and tools.
It's about one-seven-hundredth as heavy as a House.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 0.00145 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 690 times that amount.
(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 5,500,000 ounces, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 16,200 ounces.
It's about 750 times as heavy as a Human Heart.
In other words, the weight of a Human Heart is 0.0014 times 8,000 ounces.
(human; adult)
The average human heart weighs about 11 ounces. Each minute, the heart pumps between 10 and 20 liters (3 to 5 gallons) of blood through its chambers.
It's about 1,000 times as heavy as a Hamster.
In other words, the weight of a Hamster is 0.001 times 8,000 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 1,500 times as heavy as a Billiard Ball.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 1,391.30434782610 times the weight of a Billiard Ball, and the weight of a Billiard Ball is 0.00071874999999999 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.