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  • harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)
    • in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance- John Ruskin
  • the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree
    • an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations
    • a dry martini has a large proportion of gin
  • balance among the parts of something
  • magnitude or extent
    • a building of vast proportions
  • the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole
  • adjust in size relative to other things
  • give pleasant proportions to
    • harmonize a building with those surrounding it
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