## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

- n. A ratio, observed especially in the fine arts, between the two dimensions of a plane figure or the two divisions of a line such that the smaller is to the larger as the larger is to the sum of the two, a ratio of roughly three to five.

### from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

- n. 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.

### from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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