decile


dec·ile

noun \ˈde-ˌsī(-ə)l, -səl\

Definition of DECILE

:  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

Origin of DECILE

Latin decem ten — more at ten
First Known Use: 1882

Rhymes with DECILE

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