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It's about two-fifths as tall as Michael Jordan
In other words, 0.690 ells is 0.3940 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 2.540 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 1.730 ells tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.1750 ells shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about two-fifths as long as a Queen Size Bed
In other words, 0.690 ells is 0.38810 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 2.5770 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 1.7780 ells from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two-fifths as long as a King Size Bed
In other words, 0.690 ells is 0.38810 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 2.5770 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 1.7780 ells from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-third as tall as André the Giant
In other words, the height of André the Giant is 2.80 times 0.690 ells.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 1.90 ells tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 1.80 ells and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about one-third as tall as Shaq
In other words, the height of Shaq is 2.80 times 0.690 ells.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 1.90 ells tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about one-third as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 2.90 times 0.690 ells.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 2 ells. 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-fifth as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
In other words, 0.690 ells is 0.19330 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 5.1730 times that amount.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 3.5690 ells. 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.