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  Words related to threshold

Related / Similar Words: doorsill, doorstep, doorway, door, room access, limen, brink, verge

 

Definition:
  • 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;
  • 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";
  • the smallest detectable sensation;
  • a region marking a boundary;
  • the starting point for a new state or experience; "on the threshold of manhood";

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    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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