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It's about one-fifty-fifth as tall as Muggsy Bogues.
In other words, the height of Muggsy Bogues is 53 times 3 centimeters.
(Tyrone Curtis Bogues) (1965-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Charlotte Hornets)
Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player to ever play in the NBA, is 160 centimeters tall. Following his retirement from playing, he went on to coach the WNBA's Charlotte Sting, where he was also shorter than any of the players he coached.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as tall as Napoleon.
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 56 times 3 centimeters.
(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 one-sixtieth as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side).
In other words, 3 centimeters is 0.0168 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 59.50 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 one-sixty-fifth as long as a Full Size Bed.
In other words, 3 centimeters is 0.01575 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 63.490 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 one-sixty-fifth as long as a Twin Size bed.
In other words, 3 centimeters is 0.01575 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 63.490 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.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, the height of Michael Jordan is 66.70 times 3 centimeters.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 198 centimeters tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 20 cm shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about one-seventieth as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, 3 centimeters is 0.01476 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 67.750 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 203.20 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.