golden ratio

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A pentagram colored to distinguish its line segments of different lengths. The four lengths are in golden ratio to one another.

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the golden ratio (uncountable)

  1. (geometry) The irrational number (approximately 1.618), usually denoted by the Greek letter φ (phi), which is equal the sum of its own reciprocal and 1, or, equivalently, is such that the ratio of 1 to the number is equal to the ratio of its reciprocal to 1.

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