**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 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 … Wiktionary

**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