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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)
Known for his distinctive voice and walk, Oscar-winning Western actor John Wayne appeared in 178 films between 1926 and 1976. He was said to have the lead role in 142 of those films.
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)
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)
There are 28 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with sixteen cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
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)
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered November 19, 1863, at the postwar dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lasted just over two minutes and contained an estimated (the exact wording of the original speech is disputed) 272 words. Lincoln wrote five (5) drafts of the speech, which are known today by the last names of the original recipients.
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)
Most snakes have 300 or more vertebrae, sometimes as many as 400. There are over 3,400 distinct species of snakes in the world.