Definitions for decileˈdɛs ɪl, -aɪl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dec•ileˈdɛs ɪl, -aɪl(n.)
one of the values of a statistical variable that divides the distribution of the variable into ten groups having equal frequencies.
Origin of decile:
1880–85; < L dec(em)ten+-ile3
(statistics) any of nine points that divided a distribution of ranked scores into equal intervals where each interval contains one-tenth of the scores
Any of the values in a series that divides the distribution of individuals in that series into ten groups of equal frequency.
Although few people scored high marks, everyone did quite wellu2014the lowest decile was over 50%.
Any one of the ten subsets or groups so divided.
Our school is in the top decile for exam results.
an aspect or position of two planets, when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac, or 36¡.
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