sextile
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EnglishEdit
EtymologyEdit
From Latin sextīlis (“onesixth”), from sextus (“sixth”) + īlis (“ile”).
PronunciationEdit
 IPA^{(key)}: /ˈsɛks.taɪl/
AdjectiveEdit
sextile (not comparable)
 (astronomy, astrology) Of or denoting the aspect or position of any two celestial bodies separated by 60°.
NounEdit
sextile (plural sextiles)
 (statistics) The specific term used for a quantile of six equal proportions; any of the subsets thus obtained.
 A segment that is a sixth of the whole.
 (astronomy, astrology) A sextile aspect or position.
HypernymsEdit
Coordinate termsEdit
 (statistics): median (2quantile), tercile/tertile (3), quartile (4), quintile (5), sextile (6), septile (7), octile (8), decile (10), hexadecile (16), ventile/vigintile (20), centile/percentile (100)
TranslationsEdit
statistics: sixquantile

statistics: subset
