It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Danny DeVito.
In other words, the height of Danny DeVito is 0.370 times 0.002788 hanks.(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 0.001 hanks tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about two-fifths as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, 0.002788 hanks is 0.370 times the height of a Telephone Pole, and the height of a Telephone Pole is 2.70 times that amount.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 0.0075 hanks tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about three times as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, 0.002788 hanks is 2.90 times the height of Gary Coleman, and the height of Gary Coleman is 0.340 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 0.00096 hanks tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about three times as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, 0.002788 hanks is 3.10 times the height of Matt Roloff, and the height of Matt Roloff is 0.320 times that amount.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 0.00089 hanks. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about three-tenths as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, 0.002788 hanks is 0.310 times the height of a Brachiosaurus, and the height of a Brachiosaurus is 3.20 times that amount.(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 0.0089 hanks. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.
It's about three-and-a-half times as tall as Hervé Villechaize.
In other words, the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.290 times 0.002788 hanks.(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 0.00082 hanks. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about three-tenths as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 0.002788 hanks is 0.27880 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 3.5870 times that amount.(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 0.01 hanks (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.