golden mean

Definitions of golden mean
1

n the middle between extremes

Type of:
moderateness, moderation
quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes

n the proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short : long :: long : (short + long)

Synonyms:
golden section
Type of:
proportion
the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole

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