# How heavy is 7 ounces?

It's about as heavy as a Hamster
The weight of a Hamster is about 7 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 one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Billiard Ball
The weight of a Billiard Ball is about 5.750 ounces.
(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.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Hockey Puck
The weight of a Hockey Puck is about 5.750 ounces.
(Ice hockey)
A standard ice hockey puck weighs between 5.50 ounces and 6 ounces. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about one-and-one-third times as heavy as a Baseball
The weight of a Baseball is about 5.1250 ounces.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must weigh between 5 ounces and 5.250 ounces. 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-a-half times as heavy as a Battery (D)
The weight of a Battery (D) is about 4.760 ounces.
(Alkaline)
A "D" size battery weighs 4.760 ounces. The D size battery is the oldest of the modern battery sizes, first invented by the National Carbon Company in 1898.
It's about two-thirds as heavy as a Human Heart
The weight of a Human Heart is about 11 ounces.
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 three-fifths as heavy as a Can of Soup
The weight of a Can of Soup is about 12 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 half as heavy as an American Football
The weight of an American Football is about 14.50 ounces.
(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 two times as heavy as a Deck of Cards
The weight of a Deck of Cards is about 3.30 ounces.
(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 3.30 ounces. 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 8,000 ounces.
It's about half as heavy as a Football (Soccer Ball)
The weight of a Football (Soccer Ball) is about 15 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 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 2.30 ounces.
(Alkaline)
A "C" size battery weighs 2.30 ounces. C batteries are typically used in medium-drain devices such as musical instruments.
It's about one-third as heavy as a Basketball
The weight of a Basketball is about 22 ounces.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A regulation NBA basketball, manufactured by Spalding, is known as a Size 7 ball and weighs 22 ounces. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about three-and-a-half times as heavy as a Tennis Ball
The weight of a Tennis Ball is about 2.04 ounces.
(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must weigh about 2.04 ounces. 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.
It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Golf Ball
The weight of a Golf Ball is about 1.620 ounces.
(per R&A USGA Rules of Golf; maximum rule weight)
According to the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), golf balls must weigh no more than 1.620 ounces. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a liter of Water
The weight of a liter of Water is about 35.274950 ounces.
(fresh; 4° C / 39.2° F; maximum density)
Contrary to popular belief, 1 liter (0.0.264172052358148 gal) of water at 4° C / 39.2° F (its point of maximum density) weighs 35.274950 ounces rather than 1 kg exactly. The total volume of water on the planet Earth is about 13,590,000,000,000,000,000 (13.59 quntillion) L (3,590,000,000,000,000,000 gallons).

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