golden section

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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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Instead of a lid which tends to have a soggy nether region, the chef had baked a golden rectangle of puff pastry separately and set it on the chicken at a rather jaunty angle.
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This also means that the profit region forms what is referred to as a golden rectangle.
Golden rectangles on a bright red ground (representing the display of pictures) on corridor walls are seen from the outside through a veil of outward-facing mirror strips applied to a clear-glazed elevational skin.
To please them, he analysed its geometry and applied this to the design of the new structure, generating plan and elevation from three golden rectangles.