- deciduous membrane,
- deciduous tooth,
- deciduous trees and shrubs,
- decimal classification
Origin of decile
Examples from the Web for decile
Among boomers who will receive an inheritance, the top 10 percent will receive more than every other decile combined.
The high school dropouts in the 9th decile make about 3.1 times as much as those in the 1st.
- one of nine actual or notional values of a variable dividing its distribution into ten groups with equal frequencies: the ninth decile is the value below which 90% of the population lieSee also percentile
- a tenth part of a distribution
Word Origin for decile
1670s in astrology; 1882 in statistics; from French décile or Medieval Latin *decilis, from Latin decem "ten" (see ten) on the model of quintilis, sextilis.