It's about two-and-a-half times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness)
In other words, the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.380 times 4.50 milimeters.(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 1.7 mm 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-third as long as an Aspirin
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 3.10 times 4.50 milimeters.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 14 mm 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 three-and-a-half times as long as a Grain of Sand
In other words, the length of a Grain of Sand is 0.2780 times 4.50 milimeters.(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 1.25 mm. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15,100 milimeters in height.
It's about one-tenth as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 12 times 4.50 milimeters.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 54 milimeters 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 45 times as long as a Strand of Hair
It's about 45 times as tall as a Human hair, Strand of
It's about 50 times as tall as a sheet of Paper