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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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Across all factors, the range in mean absolute thresholds was 5.
Aggregated absolute threshold nutrient profile labels like the Heart Check mark are implied nutrient content claims suggesting that a food, because of its nutrient content, may be useful in maintaining healthy dietary practices.
Since sensitive assays and absolute threshold values of androgens have not been established for women, the panel offered the lowest-quartile cutoff as a "clinically useful, albeit arbitrary, criterion for establishing a diagnosis.