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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 length of The First airplane flight (Wright Flyer, 1903) is 12 seconds
Here you'll find measurements of hundreds of people and things, including:

The size of Anchorage
The weight of The Sears Tower
The size of a Human Stomach
The length of a Pit Stop
The size of Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae
The size of Fort Irwin
The size of The Great Banyan Tree
The weight of a Grand Piano
The size of Lake Erie
The size of The White House
The speed of a Jet Fighter
The size of Houston
The size of Massachusetts
The size of Big Bend National Park
The weight of a Brick
The size of a Blood Donation
The speed of The TGV (train)
The weight of a Grain of Rice
The speed of a Skydiver (belly-to-earth)
The weight of a Tennis Ball

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