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The Measure Of Things is a search engine for finding comparative or relative measurements of physical quantities.

Want to know how much, how long, how many, how far, how large, how tall, how high, or how heavy something is? Want to figure what weighs 5; 500; or 5,000 tons? The Measure Of Things can tell you what you need to know.

With the Measure Of Things tool, you can take a physical quantity - like 84 kilograms or 23 cubic meters - and see how it compares to a list of famous or well-known objects. For example, 84 kilograms is the weight of about 17 gallons of paint, while 23 cubic meters is about twice the volume of a cement mixer truck.

You can use the Measure Of Things to research equivalent measures for several types of quantities, including weight, length, speed, time, height, area, volume, and computer data.

Did you know?
The size of Gibraltar is 6,500,000 square meters
Here you'll find measurements of hundreds of people and things, including:

The speed of a Porsche 911
The weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale
The amount of a Human Brain
The amount of Wikipedia
The size of King Shaka International Airport (DUR)
The weight of a Grand Piano
The speed of a Curveball (baseball)
The weight of a Chihuahua
The weight of a Grain of Rice
The size of Fort Bliss
The weight of a Blue Whale
The weight of a sheet of Paper
The amount of The Google database
The length of The Kentucky Derby
The size of Alcatraz
The weight of an Octopus
The length of The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919)
The size of London-Gatwick Airport (LGW)
The length of an Aspirin
The speed of The Speed of Light

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