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thresholds, plural;
  1. A strip of wood, metal, or stone forming the bottom of a doorway and crossed in entering a house or room

  2. A point of entry or beginning
    • - she was on the threshold of a dazzling career
  3. The beginning of an airport runway on which an aircraft is attempting to land

  4. The magnitude or intensity that must be exceeded for a certain reaction, phenomenon, result, or condition to occur or be manifested
    • - nothing happens until the signal passes the threshold
    • - a threshold level
  5. The maximum level of radiation or a concentration of a substance considered to be acceptable or safe
    • - their water would meet the safety threshold of 50 milligrams of nitrates per liter
  6. A limit below which a stimulus causes no reaction
    • - everyone has a different pain threshold

  1. the starting point for a new state or experience; "on the threshold of manhood"
  2. the smallest detectable sensation
  3. doorway: the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close; "he stuck his head in the doorway"
  4. doorsill: the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway
  5. brink: a region marking a boundary
  6. Threshold is a 1981 drama/science fiction film directed by Richard Pearce. It starred Donald Sutherland and Jeff Goldblum. The film was nominated for eight Genie Awards in 1983 and won three of them. ...
  7. Threshold is a 2003 Sci Fi Pictures original film adaptation of the 1958 black and white science fiction film It! The Terror from Beyond Space (directed by Edward L. Cahn). ...
  8. Threshold is the sixth studio album by the Swedish heavy metal band HammerFall. It was released on October 20, 2006 in Europe and October 31, 2006 in the United States. The album debuted at number one on the Swedish charts, staying on the chart for a total of eight weeks. ...
  9. Threshold is a progressive metal band, formed in Surrey, UK in the late 1980s.
  10. Threshold, Matthew Callahan, is a fictional supervillain from the Gen¹³ and DV8 comic books, published by Wildstorm.
  11. The Threshold are a fictional organisation who appeared in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The canonicity of the comic strips, like other Doctor Who spin-off media, is open to interpretation.
  12. The bottom-most part of a doorway that one crosses to enter; a sill; An entrance; The start of the landing area of a runway; The quantitative point at which an action is triggered, especially a lower limit; The wage or salary at which income tax becomes due; The outset of an action or project; ...
  13. (Thresholds (MMT)) Peoples differing capacities to tolerate negative stimuli such as pain, frustration, stress, cold, noise and pollution. Physiologically, people react to a variety of arousing stimuli with differing and distinctive patterns of autonomic nervous system activity.
  14. (Thresholds) For a proposal to be considered for funding, the evaluation scores for individual criteria must exceed certain thresholds. There is also an overall threshold for the sum of the scores.
  15. (Thresholds) for piano and percussion. 1991. Ms. Janet Hammock, Bill Brennan
  16. (Thresholds) the value above which a procurement, unless exempt, is subject to the mandatory procurement procedures. ...
  17. A strip of wood or metal with beveled edges used over the finish floor and the sill of exterior doors.
  18. A very low concentration of a substance in water. The term is sometimes used to indicate the concentration which can just be detected.
  19. A strip of metal, wood, marble or other material placed at the base of a door.
  20. The member that lies at the bottom of a sliding glass door or swinging door; the sill of a doorway.
  21. a point after which a migraine will occur
  22. a term used to describe the level of liability genes and environmental triggers needed to cause expression of a disorder in multifactorial inheritance; the level may differ between males and females.
  23. An aluminum extrusion kick plate that spans from jamb to jamb beneath a personnel walk door leaf.
  24. The bottom metal or wood plate of an exterior door frame. Generally they are adjustable to keep a tight fit with the door slab.
  25. A pain threshold is the point at which a feeling or sensation becomes painful.