# golden section

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**golden section**— noun the proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short : long :: long : (short + long) • Syn: ↑golden mean • Hypernyms: ↑proportion * * * ˌgolden ˈsection 7 [golden section … Useful english dictionary**golden section**— 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… … Universalium**golden section**— noun Date: 1875 a proportion (as one involving a line divided into two segments or the length and width of a rectangle and their sum) in which the ratio of the whole to the larger part is the same as the ratio of the larger part to the smaller … New Collegiate Dictionary**Golden section**— Золотое сечение … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии**golden section**— noun the division of a line so that the whole is to the greater part as that part is to the smaller part (i.e. in a ratio of 1 to 1/2 (√5 + 1)), a proportion which is considered to be particularly pleasing to the eye … English new terms dictionary**golden section**— gold′en sec′tion n. math. fia 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 greateras the greater is to the sum of both: a ratio of approximately 0.618 to 1.000 … From formal English to slang**golden section**— /goʊldən ˈsɛkʃən/ (say gohlduhn sekshuhn) noun the division of a line so that the shorter segment is to the longer as the longer is to the whole, roughly a ratio of three to five; regarded as an ideal division … Australian English dictionary**Golden section search**— The golden section search is a technique for finding the extremum (minimum or maximum) of a unimodal function by successively narrowing the range of values inside which the extremum is known to exist. The technique derives its name from the fact… … Wikipedia**Golden Section (album)**— Infobox Album Name = Golden Section Type = studio Artist = System 7 Released = July 1997 UK September 1997 North America June 1998 Japan May 2000 UK re release Recorded = 1997 Genre = Ambient Dance Electronica Length = 78:34 Label = Butterfly/Big … Wikipedia**The Golden Section**— Infobox Album | Name = The Golden Section Type = Studio album Artist = John Foxx Released = 26 September 1983 Recorded = The Garden, London 1983 Genre = New wave, Synthpop, Psychedelic rock Length = 44:49 Label = Virgin Producer = Zeus B. Held,… … Wikipedia