percentile-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: each of 100 groups a population can be divided into, according to the distribution of values of a variable

Commentary: PERCENTILE[+group][+subdivision][+1_of_100][+distribution][+value][+of_variable]

That student scored in the top 1 percentile on both math and language.
These obese people are in the 95th percentile for weight in the American population.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1