sextile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sextīlis one sixth, from sextus sixth + īlis -ile.

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Adjective[edit]

sextile (not comparable)

  1. (astronomy) Of or noting the aspect or position of any two celestial bodies separated by 60°.

Noun[edit]

sextile (plural sextiles)

  1. (statistics) The specific term used for a quantile of six equal proportions.
  2. statistics Any of the subsets thus obtained.
  3. A segment that is a sixth of the whole.
  4. (astronomy) A sextile aspect or position.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sextīle

  1. nominative neuter singular of sextīlis
  2. accusative neuter singular of sextīlis
  3. vocative neuter singular of sextīlis