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How long is 2 microns?
It's about as long as a Bacterium
The length of a Bacterium is about 2 microns.
(Escherichia coli) (rod-shaped configuration)
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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as a Mitochondrion
The length of a Mitochondrion is about 1.880 microns.
(Eukaryotic; average)
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It's about one-third as long as a Cell's Nucleus
The length of a Cell's Nucleus is about 6 microns.
(for animal cell)
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It's about one-fourth as long as a Red Blood Cell
The length of a Red Blood Cell is about 7.50 microns.
(a.k.a. RBCs, a.k.a. haematids, a.k.a. erythrocyte, a.k.a. erythroid cells, a.k.a. red blood corpuscles)
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It's about one-fiftieth as wide as a Strand of Hair
The width of a Strand of Hair is about 99 microns.
(average)
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It's about one-fiftieth as tall as a sheet of Paper
The height of a sheet of Paper is about 100 microns.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
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It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as long as a Grain of Sand
The length of a Grain of Sand is about 1,250 microns.
(medium grain)
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It's about one-eight-hundred-fiftieth as wide as a Strand of Spaghetti
The width of a Strand of Spaghetti is about 1,700 microns.
(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
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It's about 1,500 times as wide as a Glucose Molecule
The width of a Glucose Molecule is about 0.0015 microns.
(C6H12O6, a.k.a. grape sugar) (open chain form)
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It's about one-seven-thousandth as long as an Aspirin
The length of an Aspirin is about 14,000 microns.
(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
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It's about one-twenty-five-thousandth as tall as a Golf Tee
The height of a Golf Tee is about 54,000 microns.
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It's about one-two-hundred-thousandth as tall as a Bowling Pin
The height of a Bowling Pin is about 381,000 microns.
(USBC specifications; tenpin)
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It's about one-three-hundred-fifty-thousandth as long as a Woman's Footstep
The length of a Woman's Footstep is about 660,000 microns.
(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
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It's about one-four-hundred-thousandth as long as a Man's Footstep
The length of a Man's Footstep is about 790,000 microns.
(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
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It's about one-four-hundred-thousandth as tall as Verne Troyer
The height of Verne Troyer is about 810,000 microns.
(1969-2018) (actor)
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