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threshold

US [ˈθreʃˌhoʊld]
UK [ˈθreʃˌhəʊld]
  • n.阈;门槛;起点;开端
  • Web阈值;阀值;临界值
Plural Form:thresholds  
Threshold
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n.
1.
门槛;门口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.
她站在门口,犹豫不决。
He stepped across the threshold.
他迈过门槛。
2.
阈;界;起始点the level at which sth starts to happen or have an effect
He has a low boredom threshold(= he gets bored easily) .
他极易感到乏味。
I have a high pain threshold(= I can suffer a lot of pain before I start to react) .
我的痛阈很高。
My earnings are just above the tax threshold(= more than the amount at which you start paying tax) .
我的收入刚刚超过税收起征点。
3.
[ususing]
开端;起点;入门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.
她觉得好像就要开始新生活了。

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