Height is commonly measured in centimeters outside of countries like the United States.
Sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge.
This technique however suffers the demerit of lack of conversion with large numbers and you can only compare digits up-to which the scale facilitates.
Prominent and very often used examples of the use of the inch is the size of a screen.
Use a formula like below to find the inch-value.
One parsec represents the distance from the Sun to an astronomical object, such as a planet, a star, a moon, or an asteroid, which has a parallax angle equal to an arcsecond.
Converting inches into centimeters is not at all a big task and you can calculate it anywhere with the help of online calculator.
There is also a common expression for people that, if you grant them something, always try to take the most advantage of it.