threshold

  1. the starting point for a new state or experience
  2. the smallest detectable sensation
  3. the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
  4. 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
  5. a region marking a boundary
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Threshold

A strip of wood or metal with beveled edges used over the finish floor and the sill of exterior doors.
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Threshold

- The bottom metal or wood plate of an exterior door frame. Generally they are adjustable to keep a tight fit with the door slab.
Found on http://www.homebuildingmanual.com/Glossary.htm

THRESHOLD

(1) That part of a cave near the entrance where surface climatic conditions rapidly grade into cave climatic conditions. Not necessarily identical with twilight zone. (2) Slope or cliff facing up a blind or half-blind valley below a present or former streamsink.
Found on http://www.cancaver.ca/docs/glossary.htm

threshold

(ecology) a point that, when crossed, can bring rapid and sometimes unpredictable change in a trend. An example would be the sudden altering of ocean currents due to the melting of ice at the poles.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_environmental_science

threshold

(from the article `attention`) With the notion of attenuation, rather than exclusion, of nonattended signals came the idea of the establishment of thresholds. Thus threshold ... ...sensory illusions may be described as the aftereffects of the stimulation, or overstimulation, of the senses. Sensitivity in any of the senses may ... ......
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threshold

(from the article `central-place theory`) The determining factor in the location of any central place is the threshold, which comprises the smallest market area necessary for the goods and ...
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threshold

(thresh´ōld) the level that must be reached for an effect to be produced, as the degree of intensity of stimulus that just produces a sensation. that value at which a stimulus just produces a sensation, is just appreciable, or comes just within the limits of perception. renal threshold.
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threshold

[n] - the starting point for a new state or experience 2. [n] - the smallest detectable sensation
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Threshold

• (n.) Fig.: The place or point of entering or beginning, entrance; outset; as, the threshold of life. • (n.) The plank, stone, or piece of timber, which lies under a door, especially of a dwelling house, church, temple, or the like; the doorsill; hence, entrance; gate; door.
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threshold

limen noun the smallest detectable sensation
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Threshold

[door] A threshold is the sill of a door. Some cultures attach special symbolism to a threshold. ==Etymology== The etymology of the word is uncertain but the first element is related to the Old English þrescan, with its original sense of tread, trample. ==Cultural symbolism== In many cultures it has a special symbolism: for instance, in Po...
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Threshold

[reference value] Peruvian LGBT-related (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) films ...
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Threshold

[Stargate SG-1] == Gameplay == The main fighting game is best described as a polygonal Marvel vs. Capcom game, with some notable differences. Control wise, the game varies from other Capcom fighting games by only having four buttons (two punches and two kicks, which is closer to the SNK game format) rather than the standard six. A player ch...
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Threshold

Thresh'old noun [ Middle English threswold , þreshwold , Anglo-Saxon þrescwald , þerscwald , þerscold , þrescold , from þrescan , þerscan , to thresh; akin to Icelandic þreskjöde , &t...
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threshold

1. The point at which a stimulus first produces a sensation. ... 2. The lower limit of perception of a stimulus. ... 3. The minimal stimulus that produces excitation of any structure; e.g., the minimal stimulus eliciting a motor response. ... Synonym: limen. ... Origin: A.S. Therxold ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Threshold

A Cill or Sill to an external door.
Found on http://www.woodworkersuk.co.uk/blog/carpentry-and-joinery-glossary/carpentr

Threshold

A quantity added to (or subtracted from) the weighted sum of inputs into a neuron, which forms the neuron's net input. Intuitively, the net input (or bias) is proportional to the amount that the incoming neural activations must exceed in order for a neuron to fire.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20090

Threshold

A value used for black and white printing that decides which colours shall be printed as black and others as white according to their colour density.
Found on http://www.amigahistory.co.uk/t.html

Threshold

For any dynamic signal processor, the input level at which the device starts functioning. (WW)
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22286

Threshold

In architecture, a threshold is a piece of stone or timber lying below the bottom of a doorway.
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threshold

In terms of taste and odor see below Perceptual threshold,
Found on https://glossary.wein-plus.eu/threshold

Threshold

See functional threshold.
Found on http://cycling.isport.com/cycling-guides/cycling-glossary

Threshold

See inheritance tax threshold.
Found on www.hmrc.gov.uk/cto/glossary.htm

threshold

See lactate threshold.
Found on http://swim.isport.com/swimming-guides/swimming-glossary
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