# How heavy is 0.4 pounds?

It's about nine-tenths as heavy as a Hamster
The weight of a Hamster is about 0.40 pounds.
(for Syrian hamster, a.k.a. golden hamster, a.k.a. Mesocricetus auratus; adult)
An adult Syrian hamster has a typical weight of about 0.40 pounds. Known for transporting food in the pouches of their cheeks so that they can bury it later, some hamsters can store up to 60 pounds of food in their borrows.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as heavy as a Billiard Ball
The weight of a Billiard Ball is about 0.3593750 pounds.
(American-style, WPA specifications)
Per the World Pool-Billiard Association, a billiard ball weight must weigh between 0.343750 pounds and 0.3750 pounds. 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.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as heavy as a Hockey Puck
The weight of a Hockey Puck is about 0.3593750 pounds.
(Ice hockey)
A standard ice hockey puck weighs between 0.343750 pounds and 0.3750 pounds. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as heavy as a Baseball
The weight of a Baseball is about 0.32031250 pounds.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must weigh between 0.31250 pounds and 0.3281250 pounds. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) (with a fastball pitch), with record-setting pitches as fast as 171 kph (106 mph).
It's about one-and-one-third times as heavy as a Battery (D)
The weight of a Battery (D) is about 0.2980 pounds.
(Alkaline)
A "D" size battery weighs 0.2980 pounds. The D size battery is the oldest of the modern battery sizes, first invented by the National Carbon Company in 1898.
It's about three-fifths as heavy as a Human Heart
The weight of a Human Heart is about 0.680 pounds.
The average human heart weighs about 0.680 pounds. Each minute, the heart pumps between 10 and 20 liters (3 to 5 gallons) of blood through its chambers.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as a Deck of Cards
The weight of a Deck of Cards is about 0.210 pounds.
(ISO 216 B8 size, a.k.a. "poker size" 63 x 88 mm, 52-card deck)
A deck of 52 ISO 216 B8-size playing cards weighs 0.210 pounds. Utilizing nearly 3,700 decks, the record-holding largest card tower was built in early 2010, stood over 3.5 m (11 ft), and weighed over 500 pounds.
It's about half as heavy as a Can of Soup
The weight of a Can of Soup is about 0.770 pounds.
(for Campbell''s Condensed Tomato Soup, 317.9 ml)
A can of Campbell''s Tomato Soup weighs 0.770 pounds. 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 â€” prior to that time, cans were usually opened using various blunt instruments and tools.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as an American Football
The weight of an American Football is about 0.906250 pounds.
(a.k.a. "pigskin") (NFL standard)
Per National Football League official rules, an American football must weigh between 0.8750 pounds and 0.93750 pounds. 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 two-fifths as heavy as a Football (Soccer Ball)
The weight of a Football (Soccer Ball) is about 0.950 pounds.
(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 0.90 pounds and 0.990 pounds. An artifact on display at the Smith Art Gallery and 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 three times as heavy as a Battery (C)
The weight of a Battery (C) is about 0.140 pounds.
(Alkaline)
A "C" size battery weighs 0.140 pounds. C batteries are typically used in medium-drain devices such as musical instruments.
It's about three times as heavy as a Tennis Ball
The weight of a Tennis Ball is about 0.1270 pounds.
(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must weigh about 0.1270 pounds. Competition balls are also tested for bounce height, with the standards requiring that a ball dropped from 254 cm must bounce back to a height of 135 cm to 147 cm.