Meaning of sextile


Pronunciation: (sek'stil, -stīl), [key]
— adj.
  1. noting or pertaining to the aspect or position of two heavenly bodies when 60° distant from each other.
  1. a sextile position or aspect.
  2. a sextile position or aspect, conducive to mental stimulation.
  3. a quantile for the special case of six equal proportions.
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