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gold'en sec'tion



Fine Arts, Math.
a ratio between two portions of a line, or the two dimensions of a plane figure, in which the lesser of the two is to the greater as the greater is to the sum of both: a ratio of approximately 0.618 to 1.000. Also called golden mean.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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