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It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.710 times 0.220 rods.
(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 0.160 rods. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about two-thirds as tall as Napoleon.
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 1.50 times 0.220 rods.
(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 0.340 rods. 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 three-fifths as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side).
In other words, 0.220 rods is 0.6180 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 1.620 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 0.3560 rods in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.590 times 0.220 rods.
(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 0.130 rods, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.260 rods. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about three-fifths as long as a Full Size Bed.
In other words, 0.220 rods is 0.58080 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 1.7220 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 0.37880 rods from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about three-fifths as long as a Twin Size bed.
In other words, 0.220 rods is 0.58080 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 1.7220 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 0.37880 rods from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about three-fifths as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, 0.220 rods is 0.5530 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 1.810 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 0.3940 rods tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.0398 rods shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.