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It's about two times as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, 0.002788 hanks is 2.04 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 0.490 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 0.00135 hanks tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.000137 hanks shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about half as long as a London bus.
In other words, 0.002788 hanks is 0.4870 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 2.05 times that amount.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 0.00573 hanks in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about two times as long as a Full Size Bed.
In other words, 0.002788 hanks is 2.1410 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 0.46710 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 0.001302 hanks from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two times as long as a Twin Size bed.
In other words, 0.002788 hanks is 2.1410 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 0.46710 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 0.001302 hanks from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side).
In other words, 0.002788 hanks is 2.280 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 0.4390 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 0.00122 hanks in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Napoleon.
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 0.420 times 0.002788 hanks.
(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 0.0012 hanks. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Muggsy Bogues.
In other words, the height of Muggsy Bogues is 0.40 times 0.002788 hanks.
(Tyrone Curtis Bogues) (1965-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Charlotte Hornets)
Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player to ever play in the NBA, is 0.0011 hanks tall. Following his retirement from playing, he went on to coach the WNBA's Charlotte Sting, where he was also shorter than any of the players he coached.