golden section

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NounEdit

The golden section is a line segment sectioned into two according to the golden ratio. The total length a + b is to the longer segment a as a is to the shorter segment b.

the golden section (uncountable)

  1. (geometry) the division of a whole into two parts such that the ratio of the smaller part to the larger is equal to the ratio of the larger part to the whole.

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Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 18:48