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How long is 3.2 centimeters?

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It's about three-fifths as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, 3.2 centimeters is 0.59 times the height of a Golf Tee, and the height of a Golf Tee is 1.7 times that amount.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.43 times 3.2 centimeters.
(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, the height of a Bowling Pin is 11.9 times 3.2 centimeters.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
It's about nineteen times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness).
In other words, the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.053 times 3.2 centimeters.
(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.17 centimeters in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool.
It's about one-twentieth as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 21 times 3.2 centimeters.
(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
It's about one-twenty-fifth as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 24 times 3.2 centimeters.
(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
It's about one-twenty-fifth as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 25 times 3.2 centimeters.
(1969-) (actor)