## golden ratio

golden ratio- a ratio, equal to 1.61803+: it serves as the basis for the golden section (sense ): symbol, ? or ?
- golden section (sense )

## golden ratio

noun

See golden section.

## golden-ratio

Noun

(*uncountable*)

- (geometry) The irrational number (approximately 1Â·618), usually denoted by the Greek letter Ï† (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.