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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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Archaeologist Peter Ryder said yesterday: "This impressive door threshold and paved floor strongly suggest that the Archbishop's Hall of Pleas, recorded in 1246, stood on the same site as the present Moothall, which was built around 1400.
- how necessary cuts - connection with existing coating - door threshold and stops floor-laying work from 19 hours
the service will include fitting and repair of the following equipment: internal and external grab rails single and multi-part stair rails newell post rails external rails drop down rails key safes removal and replacement of door thresholds bed boards / bed infills wall fixed shower seats floor fixing toileting equipment (frames and surrounds) bed, chair and settee raisers fit lever taps
An insecticidal powder can be applied around door thresholds or wall and floor junctions where ants run.
Use insecticidal powder An insecticidal lacquer can be applied around door thresholds or wall and floor junctions where ants run, or spray these areas with an insecticidal aerosol which is labelled for this use.
The best way to save energy is to add insulation where needed, and seal cracks and gaps with caulk, spray foam, weather stripping and door thresholds.
The building in which Husson University was opening its new Southern Maine campus had curbs and door thresholds individuals had to step over when entering, says Eric B.
They can climb over door thresholds and other objects and come equipped with an infrared optical system that automatically turns on when light is minimal.
Low gear requires half the effort of standard pushing for climbing hills, ramps, curb cuts, or door thresholds. When going downhill, only half the force is needed for stopping.
The elevators include full operating capability on both primary and emergency power, water resistant equipment, means for visual inspection of the elevator shaft and raised elevator door thresholds on each floor opening to minimise the flow of sprinkler water into the shafts.
The design includes staggered studded 2x4 walls for sound proofing, 1-inch cement sound barrier floors, granite window ledges, door thresholds, tub surrounds, countertops and accent ledge.