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golden mean

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Definition of golden mean in English:

noun

1The ideal moderate position between two extremes.
Example sentences
  • Without yielding to the pressure, we should try to strike a golden mean.
  • Now TAS is trying to strike a golden mean by blending the advantages of technology with the charm of the instruments, thavil, cello, triple drum, flute and jazz.
  • Perhaps the old doctrine of the golden mean still works.
2 another term for golden section.
Example sentences
  • I posit a connection to the golden mean via rectangles.
  • Both of these are variously called the golden number or golden ratio, golden section, golden mean or the divine proportion.
  • The golden section is also called the golden ratio, the golden mean and the divine proportion.

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