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How big is 8,000 drops?

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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as big as a Baseball (packed).
In other words, 8,000 drops is 1.2168772 times the size of a Baseball (packed), and the size of a Baseball (packed) is 0.82177561 times that amount.
() (MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must measure between about 4,034.6668 drops and 4,380.3151 drops. A major league pitcher can throw a fastball at up to 150 kph (91 mph).
It's about four-fifths as big as a Blood Donation.
In other words, the size of a Blood Donation is 1 times 8,000 drops.
(American Red Cross donation volume)
The typical donation amount when giving blood is about 10,000 drops. Donated quantities of blood typically have a viable shelf life of about 42 days.
It's about two-thirds as big as a STARBUCKS Venti Coffee.
In other words, the size of a STARBUCKS Venti Coffee is 1.5 times 8,000 drops.
A STARBUCKS Venti coffee drink measures 12,000 drops. The name of the size, Venti, is the Italian word for twenty.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as big as a Baseball.
In other words, 8,000 drops is 1.901370701 times the size of a Baseball, and the size of a Baseball is 0.5259363676 times that amount.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must measure between about 4,034.666832 drops and 4,380.315052 drops. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) in a fastball pitch.
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as a Tennis Ball.
In other words, 8,000 drops is 2.54 times the size of a Tennis Ball, and the size of a Tennis Ball is 0.3937 times that amount.
(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must measure 6.54 cm to 6.86 cm in diameter, for a total volume of 3,150 drops. Competition balls are also tested for bounce height, with the standards requiring that a ball dropped from 254 cm must bounce back to a height of 135 cm to 147 cm.
It's about three-and-a-half times as big as a Puck (Hockey).
In other words, 8,000 drops is 3.453237518 times the size of a Puck (Hockey), and the size of a Puck (Hockey) is 0.2895833243 times that amount.
(Ice hockey)
A standard ice hockey puck measures about 2,316.666594 drops. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about one-fourth as big as an Ostrich Egg.
In other words, 8,000 drops is 0.2451 times the size of an Ostrich Egg, and the size of an Ostrich Egg is 4.08 times that amount.
(Struthio camelus) (for common ostrich; average)
The largest egg produced by living birds, ostrich eggs measure about 32,000 drops in volume. The eggs take about nine weeks to hatch, with males and females taking turns incubating them.