golden mean(redirected from golden means)
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The course between extremes.
1. the middle course between extremes
2. (Art Terms) another term for golden section
the perfect moderate course or position that avoids extremes; the happy medium.
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|Noun||1.||golden mean - the proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short : long :: long : (short + long)|
proportion - the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
|2.||golden mean - the middle between extremes|