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How big is 1.40 barrels?

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It's about as big as a Bathtub.
(a.k.a. bath, a.k.a. tub) (for Bootz Industries Aloha 5 ft. Left Hand Drain Soaking Tub)
The capacity of a typical bathtub is 1.40 barrels. Historically, bathtubs have been made of various materials including marble, terracotta, silver, gold, and iron but the size and shape of the tubs has changed little in their 7,000 year history.
It's about two times as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, 1.40 barrels is 2.140 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 0.4670 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 0.6550 barrels of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 0.1730 barrels.
It's about three times as big as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 1.40 barrels is 2.760 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 0.3620 times that amount.
(Half barrel; maximum capacity)
The most common keg size sold by US beer sellers is a half-barrel type with a volume of 0.5080 barrels. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 0.00307 barrels cans of beer.
It's about one-fourth as big as a Hot Tub.
In other words, 1.40 barrels is 0.2250 times the size of a Hot Tub, and the size of a Hot Tub is 4.440 times that amount.
(for Lifesmart Rock Solid Simplicity Plug and Play 4 Person Spa With 12 Jets) (a.k.a. Spa, a.k.a. Jacuzzi, a.k.a. Whirlpool) (Advertised Capacity)
An average, four-person hot tub holds 6.220 barrels of water. Modern hot tubs became popular outside of Japan starting in about 1940.
It's about fourteen-and-a-half times as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 1.40 barrels is 14.5832919020 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 0.068571623384 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball measures about 0.061440174551 barrels. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about nineteen-and-a-half times as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 1.40 barrels is 19.6614354370 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 0.050860986381 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling ball should measure at least 10.795 cm (4.25 in) in radius for a total volume of about 0.045571443798 barrels. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5 kg (11 lbs) will float in water.
It's about twenty times as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 1.40 barrels is 22.7863935970 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 0.043885838965 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball and measures about 0.061440174551 barrels. The surface of these balls have 4,118 pebbles with a diameter of 2.5 mm each.