Definition of Quartile

1. Noun. (statistics) any of three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts each containing one quarter of the scores.

Generic synonyms: Grade, Mark, Score
Category relationships: Statistics



Definition of Quartile

1. n. Same as Quadrate.

Definition of Quartile

1. Noun. (statistics) Any of the three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts, each containing a quarter of the population. ¹

2. Noun. (statistics) Any one of the four groups so divided. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quartile

1. a portion of a frequency distribution [n -S]

Medical Definition of Quartile

1. Same as Quadrate. Origin: F.quartile aspect, fr. L. Quartus the fourth. See Quart. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quartile

quarterstaves
quartervine
quartes
quartet
quartets
quartett
quartette
quartettes
quartetts
quartic
quartic function
quartic polynomial
quartics
quartier
quartiers
quartile (current term)
quartiles
quartine
quartino
quartinos
quartirolo
quartisect
quarto
quartos
quartridge
quartridges
quarts
quartz
quartz-crystal clock
quartz-diorite

Literary usage of Quartile

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1. School Statistics and Publicity by Carter Alexander (1919)
"Obviously, also, the first quartile is the median of the lower half of the ... Below the first quartile come one-fourth of the cases and above it, ..."

2. The Mentality of the Criminal Woman: A Comparative Study of the Criminal by Clara Jean Weidensall (1916)
"Percentiles, quartile Variation and Limiting Scores 99 23.—Memory for 8-Place Numbers. Percentiles, quartile Variation and Limiting Scores 100 24. ..."

3. Two Analyses of Indian Foodgrain Production and Consumption Data by J. S. Sarma, Shyamal Roy, Poykayil Simon George (1979)
"The changes in consumption in the bottom and top quartiles also contributed to some reductions in the quartile consumption ratio.8 Whereas the quartile ..."

4. Wage Worth of School Training: An Analytical Study of Six Hundred Women by Anna Charlotte Hedges (1915)
"... quartile I $1.50 to $6.00 quartile 2 $6.00 to $7.28 quartile 3 $7.28 to $8.60 quartile 4 $8.60 to $17.00 CHART 14. l6.1%E»ming» 6.8% Exper. ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1918)
"26.6% of the last quartile had withdrawn ; 19% of the first quartile : a ... Of the students in the last quartile of the Reading Backwards Test in the class ..."

6. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1880)
"19 =u ]> 22 25 h 16 Т Swift has Mercury in quartile with Mars and the Moon conjoined ; Southey, Mercury in quartile with Uranus, and the latter in sesqui- ..."

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