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How big is 212 dashes?

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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as a Golf Ball (packed).
In other words, 212 dashes is 1.02735407 times the size of a Golf Ball (packed), and the size of a Golf Ball (packed) is 0.9733742530 times that amount.
(64% packing density) (per R&A-USGA Rules of Golf)
Dictated by the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), a golf ball must have a volume of at least 132.066211 dashes. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about as big as an Egg (Chicken).
In other words, the size of an Egg (Chicken) is 1 times 212 dashes.
(hen; USDA large size; uncooked)
A typical egg — of large size as defined by the United State Department of Agriculture — has a volume of 220 dashes. Each year, American farms produce 69,000,000,000 eggs.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as big as a Golf Ball.
In other words, 212 dashes is 1.60524070 times the size of a Golf Ball, and the size of a Golf Ball is 0.622959530 times that amount.
(per R&A-USGA Rules of Golf)
According to the Rules of Golf (as approved by the United States Golf Association and the Rules Committee of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of Saint Andrews), a golf ball must have a volume of at least 132.06621 dashes. Golf balls are not required to have the familiar dimpled pattern, but the design has been popular since its invention in 1905 because it reduces drag while increasing lift.
It's about three-fifths as big as a Puck (Hockey).
In other words, 212 dashes is 0.56381191220 times the size of a Puck (Hockey), and the size of a Puck (Hockey) is 1.7736411350 times that amount.
(Ice hockey)
standard ice hockey puck measures about 376.0119207 dashes. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about two-fifths as big as a Tennis Ball.
In other words, 212 dashes is 0.41470 times the size of a Tennis Ball, and the size of a Tennis Ball is 2.4110 times that amount.
(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must measure 6.54 cm to 6.86 cm in diameter, for a total volume of 511.30 dashes. Competition balls are also tested for bounce height, with the standards requiring that a ball dropped from 254 cm must bounce back to a height of 135 cm to 147 cm.
It's about three-tenths as big as a Baseball.
In other words, 212 dashes is 0.31043779780 times the size of a Baseball, and the size of a Baseball is 3.2212572280 times that amount.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must measure between about 654.85591610 dashes and 710.95714850 dashes. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) in a fastball pitch.
It's about three-and-a-half times as big as a Marshmallow.
In other words, the size of a Marshmallow is 0.30 times 212 dashes.
A regular marshmallow measures about 1,300 dashes. In the 1984 movie Ghostbusters, a monster known as the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man was a fictional mascot of a marshmallow company, brought to life by supernatural forces and made gigantic — measuring 34.3 m tall in this form.