Meaning of quintile


Pronunciation: (kwin'til, -tīl), [key]
— n.
  1. a quantile for the special case of five equal proportions.
  2. a quintile aspect.
  1. of or pertaining to the aspect of two heavenly bodies that are one fifth of the zodiac, or 72°, apart.
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