Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How long is 0.40 inches?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about one-seventy-fifth as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 77 times 0.40 inches.
(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 32 inches. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about one-ninetieth as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 91 times 0.40 inches.
(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 36 inches. Thumb stopped growing at 25 inches when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about 100 times as long as a Strand of Hair.
In other words, the length of a Strand of Hair is 0.01 times 0.40 inches.
(average)
A strand of human hair averages 99 µm (micrometers), with blond hair being the finest and black hair the thickest. On a healthy scalp, each strand of hair will last up to 6 years.
It's about 100 times as tall as a sheet of Paper.
In other words, the height of a sheet of Paper is 0.01 times 0.40 inches.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
A single sheet of 20 lb, 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is just 0.004 inches thick. This style of paper weighs a mere 5 g per sheet.
It's about 100 times as tall as a Human hair, Strand of.
In other words, the height of a Human hair, Strand of is 0.01 times 0.40 inches.
(average)
A strand of human hair averages 99 µm (micrometers), with blond hair being the finest and black hair the thickest. On a healthy scalp, each strand of hair will last up to 6 years.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, 0.40 inches is 0.0092 times the height of Kenny Baker, and the height of Kenny Baker is 110 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, is an LP with a height of 43 inches. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as Hervé Villechaize.
In other words, 0.40 inches is 0.0085 times the height of Hervé Villechaize, and the height of Hervé Villechaize is 120 times that amount.
(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 47 inches. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."