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It's about three-fifths the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 83 is 0.568 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 1.76 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
It's about half the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 83 is 0.466 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 2.15 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Duke", a.k.a. JW, a.k.a. Marion Mitchell Morrison, a.k.a. Marion Robert Morrison, a.k.a. Duke Morrison) (films starring the actor in any size role)
It's about two-fifths the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 83 is 0.403 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 2.48 times that amount.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
The adult human body contains 206 bones. A newborn's body contains more bones — 270 — with unfused bone segments in the legs, arms, head, and face.
It's about three times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.33 times 83.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about three-tenths the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 83 is 0.305 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 3.28 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
It's about three-tenths the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 83 is 0.301 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 3.32 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about three-tenths the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 3 times 83.
(Serpentes) (Approximate)