Getting in-memory size of an object in Powershell

Question:

I’ve got a (long-running) script that I’m trying execute. Unfortunately, as it runs, the memory usage of powershell begins to creep up. The script is relatively simple, and I can’t see any obvious memory leaks. However, I am using an API which may be poorly behaved.

Is there an easy way to get the in-memory size of an object from within powershell, so I can see if my suspicions are correct?

Answer:

Perhaps a crude way to do would be something like this:

If it is a memory leak you might be able to mitigate it with:

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