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How long is 5 feet?

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It's about as tall as Danny DeVito.
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
It's about as tall as Muggsy Bogues.
In other words, the height of Muggsy Bogues is 1.1 times 5 feet.
(Tyrone Curtis Bogues) (1965-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Charlotte Hornets)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, the height of Gary Coleman is 0.91 times 5 feet.
(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Napoleon.
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 1.1 times 5 feet.
(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 5.6 feet. 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 nine-tenths as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side).
In other words, 5 feet is 0.851 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 1.18 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 0.83 times 5 feet.
(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
It's about four-fifths as long as a Full Size Bed.
In other words, the length of a Full Size Bed is 1.25 times 5 feet.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)