Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How heavy is 681 fluid drams (ʒ)?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about three-tenths as heavy as a Dachshund
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 0.3 times the weight of a Dachshund, and the weight of a Dachshund is 3 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 2,000 fluid drams (ʒ). Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about four times as heavy as a Basketball
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 4.2451948052 times the weight of a Basketball, and the weight of a Basketball is 0.23556045032 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A regulation NBA basketball, manufactured by Spalding, is known as a Size 7 ball and weighs 160.416666670 fluid drams (ʒ). These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Gold Bar
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 0.2128125 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 4.6989721 times that amount.
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 3,200 fluid drams (ʒ). The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 64,301.493140 fluid drams (ʒ).
It's about six times as heavy as a Football (Soccer)
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 6.2 times the weight of a Football (Soccer), and the weight of a Football (Soccer) is 0.16 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Soccer, a.k.a. Association Football) (FIFA Law 2 specification)
According to FIFA's Law of the Game number 2, a football must weigh between 110 fluid drams (ʒ) and 120 fluid drams (ʒ). An artifact on display at the Smith Art Gallery in Museum in Stirling, Scotland is said to be the world's oldest football and is about one-third to one-half the size of a modern football.
It's about six-and-a-half times as heavy as a Football (American)
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 6.440985221675 times the weight of a Football (American), and the weight of a Football (American) is 0.1552557513461 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "pigskin") (NFL standard)
Per National Football League official rules, an American football must weigh between 102.0833333333 fluid drams (ʒ) and 109.3750 fluid drams (ʒ). Because of NFL regulations, ceremonial considerations, and backup requirements, each NFL Superbowl requires the manufacture of 144 balls exclusively for the event.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as heavy as a Can of Soup
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 7.6 times the weight of a Can of Soup, and the weight of a Can of Soup is 0.13 times that amount.
(for Campbell''s Condensed Tomato Soup, 317.9 ml)
A can of Campbell''s Tomato Soup weighs 90 fluid drams (ʒ). Cans have been used to store soup and other foods since their invention in 1913, but a dedicated can opener was not developed until cans began to use thinner materials — prior to that time, cans were usually opened using various blunt instruments and tools.
It's about eight-and-a-half times as heavy as a Human Heart
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 8.5 times the weight of a Human Heart, and the weight of a Human Heart is 0.12 times that amount.
(human; adult)
The average human heart weighs about 80 fluid drams (ʒ). Each minute, the heart pumps between 10 and 20 liters (3 to 5 gallons) of blood through its chambers.