HyperDic: threshold

English > 5 senses of the word threshold:
NOUNtimethresholdthe starting point for a new state or experience
cognitionthreshold, limenthe smallest detectable sensation
artifactthreshold, doorway, door, room accessthe entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building
artifactthreshold, doorsill, doorstepthe sill of a door
shapethreshold, brink, vergea region marking a boundary
threshold > pronunciation
Soundsthreh'show.ld
Rhymesbehold ... wold: 49 rhymes with owld...
English > threshold: 5 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe starting point for a new state or experience.
Example"on the threshold of manhood"
Broaderbeginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offsetThe time at which something is supposed to begin
English > threshold: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe smallest detectable sensation.
Synonymlimen
Narrowerabsolute thresholdThe lowest level of stimulation that a person can detect
difference threshold, differential threshold, difference limen, differential limenThe smallest change in stimulation that a person can detect
Broadersensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datumAn unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
Spanishlimen
Catalanllindar
English > threshold: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close.
Synonymsdoorway, door, room access
Part ofwallAn architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness
Partscasing, caseThe enclosing frame around a door or window opening
doorA swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle
doorframe, doorcaseThe frame that supports a door / door
doorsill, doorstep, thresholdThe sill of a door
Narrowerexterior door, outside doorA doorway that allows entrance to or exit from a building
Broaderentrance, entranceway, entryway, entry, entreeSomething that provides access (to get in or get out)
Spanishacceso, entada, entrada, portal, puerta
Catalanaccés, entrada, portal, porta
English > threshold: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe 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.
Synonymsdoorsill, doorstep
Part ofdoorway, door, room access, thresholdThe entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building
Broadersillstructural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure
Spanishumbral
Catalanllindar
English > threshold: 5 senses > noun 5, shape
MeaningA region marking a boundary.
Synonymsbrink, verge
Broaderboundary, edge, boundA line determining the limits of an area
Spanishborde, frontera, límite, umbral
Catalanfrontera, límit, llindar, vora

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