quartile

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quar·tile

noun \ˈkwr-ˌtī(-ə)l, -təl\

Definition of QUARTILE

:  any of the three values that divide the items of a frequency distribution into four classes with each containing one fourth of the total population; also :  any one of the four classes

Origin of QUARTILE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin quartus
First Known Use: 1879

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