It's about as long as an Aspirin.
(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.00000960 hanks 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 one-fourth as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, 0.00000960 hanks is 0.260 times the height of a Golf Tee, and the height of a Golf Tee is 3.80 times that amount.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.0000370 hanks 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 eight-and-a-half times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness).
In other words, the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.120 times 0.00000960 hanks.(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 0.00000120 hanks 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 eleven times as long as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, 0.00000960 hanks is 11.20 times the length of a Grain of Sand, and the length of a Grain of Sand is 0.0893 times that amount.(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.0000008540 hanks. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 0.0103 hanks in height.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, the height of a Bowling Pin is 27.10 times 0.00000960 hanks.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.0000005430 hanks of 0.00026 hanks in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-fiftieth as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 48 times 0.00000960 hanks.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 0.00045 hanks, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.0009 hanks. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-fifty-fifth as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 56 times 0.00000960 hanks.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 0.00054 hanks, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.0011 hanks. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s