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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
threshold
  • mức; ngưỡng
  • resolution t. ngưỡng giải
  • signal t. (điều khiển học) ngưỡng tín hiệu
Concise Dictionary
thresholds'θreʃhəʊld
noun
+the starting point for a new state or experience
+the smallest detectable sensation
+the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
+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
+a region marking a boundary

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 sill, door-sill, doorstep; doorway, entrance:
He stood at the threshold and peered into the room.
2 brink, verge, edge, beginning, commencement, outset, start, dawn:
The emigrants were at the threshold of a new life.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 the floor or ground at the bottom of a DOORWAY, considered as the entrance to a building or room: She stood hesitating on the threshold. + He stepped across the threshold.
2 the level at which sth starts to happen: He has a low boredom threshold (= he gets bored easily). + I have a high pain threshold (= I can suffer a lot of pain before I start to react). + My earnings are just above the tax threshold (= more than the amount at which you start paying tax).
3 [usually sing.] the point just before a new situation, period of life, etc. begins: She felt as though she was on the threshold of a new life.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 doorway

VERB + THRESHOLD

cross

PREP.

across/over the ~
He hesitated before stepping across the threshold.
| on the ~
She stood on the threshold, unsure whether to enter.

2 level

ADJ.

high, low | maximum, minimum | critical | earnings, tax | boredom, pain
She has an extremely low boredom threshold.

VERB + THRESHOLD

have | reach
The number of people with the disease is reaching a critical threshold.
| cross, exceed | set
They earn wages below the decency threshold set by the EU.
| raise | lower

THRESHOLD + NOUN

level, value
Below a certain threshold level a person will not be able to detect sound.

PREP.

above/below a/the ~
Her wages are below the income tax threshold.



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