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threshold

(Commencement), noun beginning, inception, onset, outbreak, overture, preamble, prologue, start

threshold

(Entrance), noun door, entrance way, entry, gateway, sill

threshold

(Verge), noun brink, edge
Associated concepts: monetary threshold
See also: boundary, cornerstone, entrance, margin, onset, outline, outset, start
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In view of the fact that patients diagnosed with delayed maturation of the auditory pathway who experience delayed language acquisition but who have normal auditory thresholds are generally considered to have a good prognosis, we believe that they usually receive less attention than they should from physicians and psychologists.
Increasingly smaller movements were made toward and away from the source of sound to locate precisely the distance of auditory threshold.
Loud music or noise can induce temporary and permanent auditory threshold shifts (TTS or PTS).
Since this study focuses on veterans, we analyzed NHANES audiometric data according to criteria outlined in the VA definition of disability due to impaired hearing: "Impaired hearing will be considered to be a disability when the auditory threshold in any of the frequencies 500, 1,000, 2,000, 3,000, 4,000 Hertz is 40 decibels or greater; or when the auditory thresholds for at least three of the frequencies 500, 1,000, 2,000, 3,000, or 4,000 Hertz are 26 decibels or greater; or when speech recognition scores using the Maryland CNC [Computer Numerical Control] Test are less than 94 percent" [15].