Decile
Decil Dec"il, Decile Dec"ile, n. [F. d['e]cil, fr. L. decem ten? cf. It. decile.] (Astrol.) An aspect or position of two planets, when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac, or 36[deg].

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  • Decile — Décile En statistique descriptive, un décile est chacune des 9 valeurs qui divisent un jeu de données, triées selon une relation d ordre, en 10 parts égales, de sorte que chaque partie représente 1/10 de l échantillon de population. Calcul des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • décile — [ desil ] n. m. • 1947; du lat. decem ♦ Statist. 1 ♦ Chacune des neuf valeurs de la variable au dessous desquelles se classent respectivement 10%, 20%,... 90% des éléments d une distribution statistique. Le 5e décile se confond avec la médiane. 2 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • decile — de‧cile [ˈdesl, saɪl ǁ ˈdɪsaɪl sl] noun [countable] STATISTICS in a set of variable S arranged in order of value, any variable that is equal to one tenth of the amount of the highest one see also median, percentile, quartile * …   Financial and business terms

  • decile — 1670s in astrology; 1882 in statistics; from Fr. décile or M.L. *decilis, from L. decem ten on the model of quintilis, sextilis …   Etymology dictionary

  • decile — [des′īl΄, des′il] n. [ DEC + ILE] Statistics any of the values which divide a frequency distribution into ten groups of equal frequency; also, any of these groups …   English World dictionary

  • Décile — En statistique descriptive, un décile est chacune des 9 valeurs qui divisent un jeu de données, triées selon une relation d ordre, en 10 parts égales, de sorte que chaque partie représente 1/10 de l échantillon de population. Calcul des déciles… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • decile — noun /ˈdɛs.əl,ˈdɛsˌaɪl/ a) 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 well the lowest decile was over 50% …   Wiktionary

  • decile — UK [ˈdesaɪl] / US noun [countable] Word forms decile : singular decile plural deciles maths one of the ten equal groups that a large number of people or things are divided into for comparing things such as test scores, height, salaries etc …   English dictionary

  • decile — noun Etymology: Latin decem ten more at ten Date: 1882 any one of nine numbers that divide a frequency distribution into 10 classes such that each contains the same number of individuals; also any one of these 10 classes • decile adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Decile — In descriptive statistics, any of the nine values that divide the sorted data into ten equal parts, so that each part represents 1/10 of the sample or population In astrology, an aspect of 36 degrees See also Percentile Quantile Quartile Summary… …   Wikipedia

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