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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 0.04 shackles.
(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 0.03 shackles. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as Muggsy Bogues.
In other words, 0.04 shackles is 0.690 times the height of Muggsy Bogues, and the height of Muggsy Bogues is 1.40 times that amount.
(Tyrone Curtis Bogues) (1965-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Charlotte Hornets)
Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player to ever play in the NBA, is 0.058 shackles tall. Following his retirement from playing, he went on to coach the WNBA's Charlotte Sting, where he was also shorter than any of the players he coached.
It's about two-thirds as tall as Napoleon.
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 1.50 times 0.04 shackles.
(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 0.062 shackles. 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, 0.04 shackles is 0.6130 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 1.630 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 0.0653 shackles 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 0.04 shackles.
(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 0.024 shackles, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 0.048 shackles. 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, 0.04 shackles is 0.5760 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 1.7360 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 0.06944 shackles 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, 0.04 shackles is 0.5760 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 1.7360 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 0.06944 shackles 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.