It's about three-fourths as wide as a Strand of Hair
It's about seven-tenths as tall as a sheet of Paper
It's about ten times as long as a Red Blood Cell
In other words, the length of a Red Blood Cell is 0.10 times 0.0000120 ropes.(a.k.a. RBCs, a.k.a. haematids, a.k.a. erythrocyte, a.k.a. erythroid cells, a.k.a. red blood corpuscles)
An average Red Blood Cell measures 7.5 µm (micrometers) in diameter. An average human has 20 - 30 trillion red blood cells in their body and each cell completes a circulatory lap in about 20 seconds.
It's about twelve times as long as a Cell's Nucleus
In other words, the length of a Cell's Nucleus is 0.083 times 0.0000120 ropes.(for animal cell)
The nucleus of an animal cell measures an average of 0.000000980 ropes. The nucleus is the largest organelle in these cells, accounting for about 10% of the cell's total volume.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as a Grain of Sand
In other words, the length of a Grain of Sand is 17.10 times 0.0000120 ropes.(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.000205 ropes. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 2.480 ropes in height.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as wide as a Strand of Spaghetti
In other words, the width of a Strand of Spaghetti is 23 times 0.0000120 ropes.(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 0.00028 ropes 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 forty times as long as a Bacterium