UK-English spellings of many words ending in 'ise', such as organise, realise, etc., may also appear on this page (compared to US-English 'ize').
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This glossary of business terms and definitions includes the main terminology used in business, plus many more unusual, interesting and amusing words and expressions found in business and management, and the wider world of work and modern life.
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1.4142 - The diagonal (approximate, to four decimal places) of a 1 x 1 square, also known as Pythagoras's Constant, and therefore also the ratio (1:1.4142) for calculating the diagonal side of a right-angled triangle in which the two short sides are of equal length.
1.6180 - The Golden Number (to four decimal places).
Generally this glossary lists the most common uses and meanings.
If you hear or read a term which does not make sense according to the definition in this dictionary, check elsewhere or ask the person what he/she meant.Also use the search box for more information about a particular subject.Some of these terms can have different meanings in situations outside of business and management, and some can even have different meanings in different areas of business.People do not always use terminology correctly, which means it's very important to seek clarification when you hear a strange term.Seeking clarification can be helpful for others too who might not be so bold as to ask. Please note that UK-English spellings for words such as colour, behaviour are different to US-English spellings (color, behavior).Also known as the Golden Section, Divine Proportion, and phi (pronounced 'fy' as in the word 'fly') the twenty-first letter of the Greek alphabet.