It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as a Cow
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 0.004 times the weight of a Cow, and the weight of a Cow is 260 times that amount.
(for Holstein, a.k.a. Holstein Friesian, a.k.a. Friesian, Bos primigenius) (adult, heifer)A mature Holstein cow (the well-known black-and-white, spotted breed of cow) typically weighs 170,000 fluid drams (ʒ). President William Howard Taft (1909 - 1913) kept a Holstein cow named Pauline Wayne on the White House grounds — a gift from a Wisconsin senator and the source of the First Family's milk.
It's about 350 times as heavy as an Eye (Human)
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 370 times the weight of an Eye (Human), and the weight of an Eye (Human) is 0.003 times that amount.
(adult)A fully developed eye (in a person over the age of thirteen), weighs about 1.80 fluid drams (ʒ). The pupil of the eye varies depending on the amount of light it is exposed to, but typically measures about 4 mm across.
It's about 450 times as heavy as a Quarter
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 467 times the weight of a Quarter, and the weight of a Quarter is 0.00214 times that amount.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. America the Beautiful quarter, a.k.a. two bits)The America the Beautiful series quarters, which began to enter circulation in 2017, weigh 1.4580 fluid drams (ʒ) each. In answer to the common riddle, there are 119 ridges around the edge of the coin in its current design.
It's about 550 times as heavy as a sheet of Paper
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 530 times the weight of a sheet of Paper, and the weight of a sheet of Paper is 0.002 times that amount.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)The weight of a ream (500 sheets) of 2,300 fluid drams (ʒ), 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is 510 fluid drams (ʒ), each sheet weighing 1.30 fluid drams (ʒ). Paper of this size has a thickness of 0.004 caliper (0.1 mm).
It's about one-six-hundredth as heavy as a Car
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 0.00160 times the weight of a Car, and the weight of a Car is 623.8 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus) (curb weight)A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 424,900 fluid drams (ʒ). The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 99,280 fluid drams (ʒ).
It's about 650 times as heavy as a Die (Dice)
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 650 times the weight of a Die (Dice), and the weight of a Die (Dice) is 0.002 times that amount.
(for six-sided, 16 mm, rounded cube)A die, of the size most commonly used in board games and casinos, typically weight 1.10 fluid drams (ʒ). The use of dice and dice-like tools predates written history, with the oldest known examples belonging to a 5,000-year old backgammon set uncovered during an archaeological dig in modern-day Iran.
It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as a Giraffe
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 0.0014 times the weight of a Giraffe, and the weight of a Giraffe is 730 times that amount.
(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 496,000 fluid drams (ʒ). Reaching 5.5 m (18 ft) in height by adulthood, giraffe calves can grow as much as 3 cm (1 in) per day. |