Definition of interquartile in English:



  • Situated between the first and third quartiles of a distribution.

    • ‘We used means, standard deviations, and interquartile ranges to summarize daily pollution and meteorology data.’
    • ‘The lower and upper whiskers extend to the most extreme data point within 1.5 times the interquartile range of the first and third quartiles, respectively.’
    • ‘We calculated means (standard deviations) or medians (ranges or interquartile ranges) as appropriate.’
    • ‘The interquartile range, which spans the first to the third quartile, indicates the uniformity of the leaving-home experience among all young people.’
    • ‘We have expressed summary statistics on bacterial counts as means with 95% confidence intervals, medians, and interquartile ranges.’