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1. threshold [ n ] the starting point for a new state or experience
Examples: "on the threshold of manhood"

Used in print:

(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)

The impact rate on 1958 Alpha for 153 events was * * f for particles of mass greater than * * f ( Dubin , 1960 ) ; this mass threshold was derived from the detector calibration and an assumed impact velocity of * * f .

Note that the mass threshold is four_times that of 1958_Alpha and that the flux is one_fifth as large .

They quote about the same mass threshold as that of the U.S. apparatus , but a momentum threshold about 40 times greater .

They quote about the same mass threshold as that of the U.S. apparatus , but a momentum threshold about 40 times greater .

The threshold mass is derived from the momentum threshold with the assumption of a mean impact velocity of * * f in the U.S. work and * * f in the U.S.S.R. work .

Synonyms threshold Related Terms beginning

2. threshold [ n ] the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offer support when passing through a doorway

Used in print:

(Philip Reaves, "Who Rules the Marriage Bed?"...)

There is no evidence that these Milquetoasts became suddenly emboldened when they crossed the threshhold of the master_bedroom .

Synonyms threshold doorstep doorsill Related Terms sill doorway

3. threshold [ n ] the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
Examples: "he stuck his head in the doorway"

Synonyms door doorway threshold room_access Related Terms entrance exterior_door wall door doorsill door doorframe casing

4. threshold [ n ] the smallest detectable sensation

Used in print:

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

Yet it is the accumulation of distortion , the fitting together of fractional bits until the total reaches the threshold of our awareness , that makes records sound like records .

Synonyms threshold limen Related Terms sensation difference_threshold absolute_threshold

5. threshold [ n ] a region marking a boundary

Synonyms brink verge threshold Related Terms boundary verge

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