Threshold Meaning and Definition


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Threshold meaning

Word: Threshold

How to pronounce: ˈθreʃhəʊld

Noun

Definitions:

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

Example sentences: "He stood on the threshold of Sheila's bedroom"

2. The magnitude or intensity that must be exceeded for a certain reaction, phenomenon, result, or condition to occur or be manifested.

Example sentences: "Nothing happens until the signal passes the threshold"


Synonyms:

doorstep

doorway

door

doorsill

limit

boundary

limen

cusp

edge

brink

verge

point

limiting

marginal


Derivations:

thresholding


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Threshold in Other Languages...

Spanish: Umbral

German: Schwelle

French: Seuil

Italian: Soglia

Turkish: Eşikli


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