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  Definition of threshold
  1. 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
  2. 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"
  3. the smallest detectable sensation
  4. a region marking a boundary
  5. the starting point for a new state or experience; "on the threshold of manhood"
Similar Words: doorsill, doorstep, doorway, door, room access, limen, brink, verge

 

Hyponyms: exterior door, outside door, absolute threshold, difference threshold, differential threshold, difference limen, differential limen

 

Part Meronyms: doorway, door, room access, wall

 

Derivational Morphology: verge

 

 
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