percentile (plural percentiles)
- (statistics) Any of the ninety-nine points that divide an ordered distribution into one hundred parts, each containing one per cent of the population.
- (statistics) Any one of the hundred groups so divided.
- He is highly intelligent – he has an IQ in the top percentile.
- (statistics): median (2-quantile), tercile/tertile (3), quartile (4), quintile (5), sextile (6), septile (7), octile (8), decile (10), hexadecile (16), ventile/vigintile (20), centile/percentile (100)
any of the ninety-nine points
any one of the hundred groups so divided