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It's about as big as a Beer Keg.
(Half barrel; maximum capacity)
The most common keg size sold by US beer sellers is a half-barrel type with a volume of 248 cups. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 1.50 cups cans of beer.
It's about three-fourths as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, 248 cups is 0.7750 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 1.290 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 320 cups of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 84.50 cups.
It's about two-fifths as big as a Bathtub.
In other words, 248 cups is 0.370 times the size of a Bathtub, and the size of a Bathtub is 2.70 times that amount.
(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 680 cups. 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 five-and-a-half times as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 248 cups is 5.28577411560 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 0.189187047750 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 30.027768218 cups. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about seven times as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 248 cups is 7.1263681210 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 0.140323932610 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 22.2722145850 cups. 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 eight-and-a-half times as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 248 cups is 8.25902205590 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 0.121079710560 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball and measures about 30.027768218 cups. The surface of these balls have 4,118 pebbles with a diameter of 2.5 mm each.
It's about ten times as big as The Blood in a Human Body.
In other words, the size of The Blood in a Human Body is 0.10 times 248 cups.
(for 70 kg body; average altitude; average)
The volume of blood in the average human body is about 20 cups. Persons living at high altitude, however, may have up to an additional 8 cups of blood to compensate for the lower oxygen level.