Definition of Quintile

1. n. The aspect of planets when separated the fifth part of the zodiac, or 72°.



Definition of Quintile

1. Noun. (statistics) Any of the quantiles which divide an ordered sample population into five equally numerous subsets. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) A subset thus obtained. ¹

3. Noun. (astrology) An aspect of planets that are distant from each other by one fifth of a zodiac (72°) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quintile

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

Medical Definition of Quintile

1. The aspect of planets when separated the fifth part of the zodiac, or 72 deg . Origin: F. Quintil aspect, fr. L. Quintus the fifth. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quintile

quintessential
quintessentially
quintet
quintets
quintett
quintette
quintettes
quintetto
quintettos
quintetts
quintic
quintic function
quinticlave
quinticlaves
quintics
quintile (current term)
quintiles
quintillion
quintillionfold
quintillions
quintillionth
quintillionths
quintin
quintine
quintinite
quintins
quintipara
quintiparas
quintole
quintoles

Literary usage of Quintile

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1. Oecd Economic Surveys by OECD Economic Surveys (2005)
"Enrolment in higher-education by income quintile, 1990 and 2003 100 75 50 25 In % of 18-24 year-old population in each income quintile 14.5 II 1990 100 75 ..."

2. Gender Equality and Investments in Adolescents in the Rural Philippines by Howarth E. Bouis (1998)
"Table 12 Ratio of household nutrients consumed to recommended daily allowance, by expenditure quintile Expenditure quintile Sources: International Food ..."

3. The Food Stamp Scheme in Sri Lanka: Costs, Benefits, and Options for by Neville Edirisinghe (1987)
"Food subsidies by commodity group and expenditure quintile, 1978/79 3. ... Food stamp receipts by expenditure quintile, 1981/82 5. ..."

4. State of the Nation: South Africa 2007 by Sakhela Buhlungu (2007)
"In the top quintile of municipalities, the average expenditure per person came ... This quintile includes Overstrand, as well as Cape Town and Johannesburg. ..."

5. Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education by National Society for the Study of Education (1917)
"It consists in finding the algebraic sum of the quintile variations undergone by the different pupils in passing upward from grade to grade. ..."

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