Meaning of THRESHOLD in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ θreʃhoʊld ]
The threshold of a building or room is the floor in the doorway, or the doorway itself.
He stopped at the threshold of the bedroom...
N-COUNT : usu sing
A threshold is an amount, level, or limit on a scale. When the threshold is reached, something else happens or changes.
She has a low threshold of boredom and needs the constant stimulation of physical activity...
Fewer than forty per cent voted–the threshold for results to be valid.
N-COUNT : usu with supp , oft N of n , n N
If you are on the threshold of something exciting or new, you are about to experience it.
We are on the threshold of a new era in astronomy.
PHRASE : PHR n / -ing
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006