a number between 1 and 19, used to indicate the position of any year in the Metonic cycle, calculated as the remainder when 1 is added to the given year and the sum is divided by 19. If the remainder is zero the number is 19: the golden number of 1984 is 9
See golden ratio
noun 1. a yellowish nematode, Heterodera rostochiensis, that is parasitic on the roots of potatoes, tomatoes, and other solanaceous plants.
noun, (sometimes initial capital letters) 1. Informal. something once popular or valued that has retained its appeal or for which interest has been reawakened, especially a popular song or record. noun 1. something old or long-established, esp a hit record or song that has remained popular or is enjoying a revival Also called oldie noun […]
noun 1. an Old World oriole, Oriolus oriolus, the male of which is bright yellow with black wings. noun 1. a European oriole, Oriolus oriolus, the male of which has a bright yellow head and body with black wings and tail
noun 1. an employment contract or agreement guaranteeing a key executive of a company substantial severance pay and other financial benefits in the event of job loss caused by the company’s being sold or merged. noun 1. (informal) a clause in the employment contract of a senior executive providing for special benefits if the executive’s […]