It's about as long as a Grain of Sand
It's about three-fourths as wide as a Strand of Spaghetti
In other words, the width of a Strand of Spaghetti is 1.40 times 0.0123 hands.(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.017 hands in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool.
It's about ten times as tall as a sheet of Paper
It's about one-tenth as long as an Aspirin
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 11 times 0.0123 hands.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.140 hands in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.
It's about thirteen times as wide as a Strand of Hair
It's about one-forty-fifth as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 43 times 0.0123 hands.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.530 hands tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about 150 times as long as a Red Blood Cell
In other words, the length of a Red Blood Cell is 0.0059 times 0.0123 hands.(a.k.a. RBCs, a.k.a. haematids, a.k.a. erythrocyte, a.k.a. erythroid cells, a.k.a. red blood corpuscles)
An average Red Blood Cell measures 7.5 µm (micrometers) in diameter. An average human has 20 - 30 trillion red blood cells in their body and each cell completes a circulatory lap in about 20 seconds.