octile definition

  • noun:
    • some of the quantiles which separate an ordered test population into eight equally numerous subsets.
    • A subset therefore acquired.
    • just like octant, 2.
    • In astronomy, same as octant, 2.
    • In statistics, a group containing one eighth of the total number of observations or of observed objects arranged upon a curve of frequency: usually marked off, as upper and lower octiles, to right and left of the abscissal points which bound the upper and lower quartiles.
  • others:
    • Said for the aspect of two planets remote 45° from 1 another.

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