Developers! The Measure of Things is pleased to be opening sign-ups for the beta version of its API, which lets you integrate comparative measurements into your own web projects. Click here to learn more.
Bluebulb Projects presents:
Step 1: What kind of measurement do you want to compare?

Length

Weight

Speed

Time

Area

Volume

Data

Click an icon above to choose a measurement type for comparison. This space will display an explanation as you move your mouse over the icons.
Unit

Amount

Equivalents in other units

How big is 470.98 cubic feet?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

 It's about one-and-one-fifth times as big as a Concrete Mixer Truck. In other words, the size of a Concrete Mixer Truck is 0.83 times 470.98 cubic feet. (a.k.a. cement mixer, a.k.a. cement mixer truck, a.k.a. cement transport truck, a.k.a. concrete mixer, a.k.a. concrete transport truck, a.k.a. in-transit mixer)(standard size; drum capacity)A concrete mixer truck has a drum volume of up to 390 cubic feet. Concrete mixer trucks can be in transit for about 90 minutes before the concrete dries — if the concrete dries while in the drum, jackhammers or even dynamite must be used to remove it. It's about eighteen-and-a-half times as big as a Hot Tub. In other words, the size of a Hot Tub is 0.0541 times 470.98 cubic feet. (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 25.4 cubic feet of water. Modern hot tubs became popular outside of Japan starting in about 1940. It's about 85 times as big as a Bathtub. In other words, the size of a Bathtub is 0.012 times 470.98 cubic feet. (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 5.7 cubic feet. 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 one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as a Hot Air Balloon. In other words, the size of a Hot Air Balloon is 160 times 470.98 cubic feet. (four-person capacity; envelope volume; average)The average volume of a hot air balloon sufficient to lift four adults is 78,000 cubic feet. Typically made of nylon or dacron, a balloon envelope of this size typically weighs just 88 kg (190 lbs). It's about 200 times as big as a Car Gas Tank. In other words, 470.98 cubic feet is 176 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 0.00568 times that amount. (for 2009 Ford Taurus)A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 2.67 cubic feet of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 0.706 cubic feet. It's about one-two-hundredth as big as an Olympic Swimming Pool. In other words, 470.98 cubic feet is 0.0053 times the size of an Olympic Swimming Pool, and the size of an Olympic Swimming Pool is 190 times that amount. (FINA regulation; (minimum capacity)According to the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), a swimming pool for Olympic and world championship events must measure 50 m by 25 m with a depth of at least 2 m for a total volume of 88,000 cubic feet. A pool of this size was to be used in Olympic time trials in New Jersey in early 2008, but its component pieces were stolen from a warehouse, likely to be sold for scrap metal. It's about 250 times as big as a Beer Keg. In other words, 470.98 cubic feet is 227 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 0.00441 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 2.07 cubic feet. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 0.0125 cubic feet cans of beer.