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It's about two-thirds as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 1.50 times 0.055 shackles.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 0.084 shackles. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as tall as General Tom Thumb
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.590 times 0.055 shackles.
(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 0.033 shackles. Thumb stopped growing at 0.023 shackles when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.530 times 0.055 shackles.
(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 0.029 shackles, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.057 shackles. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.530 times 0.055 shackles.
(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 0.03 shackles. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.430 times 0.055 shackles.
(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 0.024 shackles, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.048 shackles. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about two-fifths as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
In other words, 0.055 shackles is 0.36990 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 2.7030 times that amount.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 0.14870 shackles. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about three-tenths as tall as a Giraffe
In other words, the height of a Giraffe is 3 times 0.055 shackles.
(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 0.20 shackles tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.