It's about 50 times as long as an E. coli Bacterium.
It's about 50 times as long as a Mitochondrion.
In other words, 0.0017 nails is 51.70 times the length of a Mitochondrion, and the length of a Mitochondrion is 0.0193 times that amount.(Eukaryotic; average)
A mitochondrion measures between 0.75 and 3 micrometers (Âµm). The mitochondrion is commonly referred to as the powerhouse of the cell, responsible for the generation of ATP. The size, shape, and distribution of mitochondria varies widely, with human liver cells each having 1,000 to 2,000 mitochondria.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 140 times 0.0017 nails.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.240 nails in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.
It's about one-five-hundred-fiftieth as tall as a Golf Tee.
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 560 times 0.0017 nails.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 0.940 nails tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about one-four-thousandth as tall as a Bowling Pin.
In other words, 0.0017 nails is 0.000255 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 3,920 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.0139 nails of 6.670 nails in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about one-six-thousand-five-hundredth as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 6,700 times 0.0017 nails.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 12 nails, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 23 nails. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-eight-thousand-five-hundredth as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 8,300 times 0.0017 nails.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 14 nails, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 27 nails. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s