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How long is 80 centimeters?

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It's about as long as a Man's Footstep.
(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 79 centimeters, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 160 centimeters. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 1 times 80 centimeters.
(1969-) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, is an LP with a height of 81 centimeters. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, 80 centimeters is 0.88 times the height of General Tom Thumb, and the height of General Tom Thumb is 1.1 times that amount.
(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 91 centimeters. Thumb stopped growing at 64 centimeters 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-one-fifth times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.83 times 80 centimeters.
(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 66 centimeters, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 130 centimeters. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about three-fourths as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, the height of Kenny Baker is 1.4 times 80 centimeters.
(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 110 centimeters. 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 two-thirds as tall as Hervé Villechaize.
In other words, the height of Hervé Villechaize is 1.5 times 80 centimeters.
(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 120 centimeters. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about three-fifths as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, 80 centimeters is 0.62 times the height of Matt Roloff, and the height of Matt Roloff is 1.6 times that amount.
(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 130 centimeters. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor