Number 27

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[Biology]  A human foot has 26 bones, a human spine has 26 bones, and a human hand has 27 bones.

[Chemistry]  The atomic number of Cobalt (Co).

[EECS]  27(W, KW or MW) is one of standard numerical values for resistors (of tolerance class 5%). 27pF (picofarads) is one of standard numerical values for capacitors.

[Flag]  The number of white five-pointed stars (of different size) on the flag of Brazil (one for each of 26 states and one for the Federal district). They correspond to the stars in the constellations of the Virgin, Water Snake, Scorpio, Southern Triangle, Octant, Southern Cross, Keel of Argo, Greater Dog and Smaller Dog.

[Geology]  The Tropic of Cancer is at the North 23o27’ latitude line; or the latitude of the Summer Solstice. The Tropic of Capricorn is at the South 23o27’ latitude line; the latitude of the Winter Solstice.

[Geology]  The number of bridges over the river Thames, London, England.

[History]  Florida became the 27th state of the U.S. on 3 March 1845.

[History]  The 27th U.S. President: William Howard Taft (Republican, Ohio, 1909-1913).

His Vice President, James Schoolcraft Sherman (New York, 1909-1912), was the 27th U.S. Vice President. There was no Vice President in the period 1912-1913.

[Measure]  The number of cubic feet in a cubic yard.

1 m3 (cubic meter) = 35.31466672 ft3 = 61,023.7441 inch3.

(U.S. customary and international units for volume measures).

[Movie]  Name of TV show/series or movie: “27 Dresses”.

[Phone]  International telephone dialing code for South Africa.

[Science]

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[Sport]  The width (feet) of a tennis court for singles plays. For doubles plays, the width of the court is 36 feet.

[Sport]  The size of a croquet lawn is 18 m´27 m.

[Tech.]  The number of completed missions of NASA’s first space shuttle Columbia before it was disintegrated on re-entry for landing on 01 February 2003 over Texas sky, from its last (28th) 16-day mission, STS-107. Columbia’s first mission was on 12-14 April 1981, co-piloted by astronauts Robert L. Crippen and John W. Young. (STS: Space Transportation System).

[Theology]  The number of books in the New Testament of the Holy Bible.

[Measure]  1 dram = 27 11/32 grains (27.34375). British imperial units for weight measures: 1 stone = 14 lb (pounds) = 224 oz (ounces) = 3584 drams = 98,000 grains = 6350.29318 g (grams) & 1 grain = 64.79891 mg (milligrams) & 1 ounce = 16 drams = 437.5 grains & 1 dram = 27 11/32 grains (34.375).

[Music]  A frequency (Hz, Hertz) of the musical note A (La):

A0 = 27.5 Hz, A1 = 55 Hz, A2 = 110 Hz, A3 = 220 Hz, A4 = 440 Hz, A5 = 880 Hz, A6 = 1760 Hz,  A7 = 3520 Hz, A8 = 7040 Hz, A9 = 14,080 Hz and A10 = 28,160 Hz.