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It's about 1,500 times as big as a Marshmallow.
In other words, the size of a Marshmallow is 0.00071 times 117 cups.
A regular marshmallow measures about 1.7 cups. In the 1984 movie Ghostbusters, a monster known as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man was a fictional mascot of a marshmallow company, brought to life by supernatural forces and made gigantic — measuring 34.3 m tall in this form.
It's about 3,000 times as big as a Gumball (packed).
In other words, 117 cups is 2,800 times the size of a Gumball (packed), and the size of a Gumball (packed) is 0.00036 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (commercial-grade vending machine standard size)
The standard size gumball for a commercial grade vending machine has a volume of 0.038 cups. Walter Diemer, an accountant at the Fleer Company in Philadelphia, is the man responsible for bubblegum's traditional pink color, as pink was the only food coloring in the company's factory when he made his first successful batch of gum.
It's about 3,000 times as big as a Gumball.
In other words, 117 cups is 3,100 times the size of a Gumball, and the size of a Gumball is 0.00032 times that amount.
(commercial-grade vending machine standard size)
The standard size gumball for a commercial grade vending machine has a volume of 0.038 cups. Walter Diemer, an accountant at the Fleer Company in Philadelphia, is the man responsible for bubblegum's traditional pink color, as pink was the only food coloring in the company's factory when he made his first successful batch of gum.
It's about one-seventy-five-thousandth as big as a Hot Air Balloon.
In other words, the size of a Hot Air Balloon is 77,000 times 117 cups.
(four-person capacity; envelope volume; average)
The average volume of a hot air balloon sufficient to lift four adults is 9,300,000 cups. Typically made of nylon or dacron, a balloon envelope of this size typically weighs just 88 kg (190 lbs).
It's about one-ninety-thousandth as big as an Olympic Swimming Pool.
In other words, the size of an Olympic Swimming Pool is 91,000 times 117 cups.
(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 11,000,000 cups. 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 one-two-hundred-thousandth as big as The Goodyear Blimp.
In other words, 117 cups is 0.00000482 times the size of The Goodyear Blimp, and the size of The Goodyear Blimp is 207,000 times that amount.
(for GZ-20A) The Goodyear GZ-20 model Blimp measures 24,300,000 cups in total volume. A December, 1929 college football game between the University of Florida Gators and the University of Oregon Webfoots (later the University of Oregon Ducks) began with the blimp dropping a parachute-equipped ball from a height of 61 m (200 ft) to the field below.
It's about one-nine-hundred-fifty-thousandth as big as The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool.
In other words, 117 cups is 0.00000108 times the size of The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, and the size of The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is 926,000 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.)
The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool holds approximately 108,000,000 cups of water. The Pool has a sloping bottom and extends to 80 cm (30 in) deep in its center.