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Webster 1913 Edition


Pentile

Pen′tileˊ

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Noun.
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Pantile
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Webster 1828 Edition


Pentile

PEN'TILE

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Noun.
A tile for covering the sloping part of a roof.

Definition 2022


pentile

pentile

English

Noun

pentile (plural pentiles)

  1. (statistics) Any of the four points that divide an ordered distribution into five parts, each containing a fifth (20%) of the population. Used commonly for income distributions.
  2. (statistics) Any one of the five groups.
    • Her income placed her in the lowest pentile of the income distribution.

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Italian

Noun

pentile m (plural pentili)

  1. (organic chemistry) pentyl

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