<statistics> Any one of the nine points (scores) that divide a distribution into ten parts, each containing one-tenth of all the scores of cases; every tenth percentile. The first decile is the 10th percentile, the eighth decile the 80th percentile, etc.

(14 Jan 2009)

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<astronomy> An aspect or position of two planets, when they are distant from each other a tenth part of the zodiac, or 36 deg .

Origin: F. Decil, fr. L. Decem ten cf. It. Decile.

(01 Mar 1998)

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