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It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as The Blood in a Human Body.
In other words, the size of The Blood in a Human Body is 200 times 560 drops.
(for 70 kg body; average altitude; average)
The volume of blood in the average human body is about 100,000 drops. Persons living at high altitude, however, may have up to an additional 40,000 drops of blood to compensate for the lower oxygen level.
It's about one-two-hundredth as big as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 560 drops is 0.0053137544543 times the size of a Bowling Ball, and the size of a Bowling Ball is 188.19085613 times that amount.
(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 105,386.87943 drops. 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 one-two-hundred-fiftieth as big as a Basketball.
In other words, 560 drops is 0.0039413211997 times the size of a Basketball, and the size of a Basketball is 253.72202602 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A NBA official ball, manufactured by Spalding, is a Size 7 ball and measures about 142,084.33457 drops. The surface of these balls have 4,118 pebbles with a diameter of 2.5 mm each.
It's about one-three-hundredth as big as a Bowling Ball (packed).
In other words, 560 drops is 0.0034008028508 times the size of a Bowling Ball (packed), and the size of a Bowling Ball (packed) is 294.04821269 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 105,386.87943 drops. 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 one-four-hundredth as big as a Basketball (packed).
In other words, 560 drops is 0.0025224455677 times the size of a Basketball (packed), and the size of a Basketball (packed) is 396.44066568 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 142,084.33457 drops. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about one-two-thousandth as big as a Beer Keg.
In other words, 560 drops is 0.000477 times the size of a Beer Keg, and the size of a Beer Keg is 2,100 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 1,170,000 drops. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 7,100 drops cans of beer.
It's about one-two-thousand-five-hundredth as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, the size of a Car Gas Tank is 2,700 times 560 drops.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 1,510,000 drops of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 400,000 drops.