Meaning of QUINTILE in English


/kwin"til, -tuyl/ , n.

1. Statistics. a quantile for the special case of five equal proportions.

2. Astrol. a quintile aspect.


3. Astrol. of or pertaining to the aspect of two heavenly bodies that are one fifth of the zodiac, or 72°, apart.

[ 1600-10; quint ( us ) FIFTH + -ILE (as in quartile ) ]

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