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It's about three-fifths as tall as Gary Coleman
In other words, 81 centimeters is 0.580 times the height of Gary Coleman, and the height of Gary Coleman is 1.70 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 140 centimeters tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about half as tall as Danny DeVito
In other words, 81 centimeters is 0.540 times the height of Danny DeVito, and the height of Danny DeVito is 1.90 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 150 centimeters tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about half as tall as Napoleon
In other words, 81 centimeters is 0.480 times the height of Napoleon, and the height of Napoleon is 2.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 170 centimeters. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about two times as tall as a Bowling Pin
In other words, 81 centimeters is 2.130 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.4690 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.079375 cm of 38.1 cm in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about half as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side)
In other words, 81 centimeters is 0.4530 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 2.210 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 179 centimeters in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about two-fifths as long as a Full Size Bed
In other words, 81 centimeters is 0.42520 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 2.3520 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 190.50 centimeters 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 Twin Size bed
In other words, 81 centimeters is 0.42520 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 2.3520 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 190.50 centimeters 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.