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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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With respect to discrimination of COPD-related events, the investigators found no significant difference between the optimal fixed threshold (0.71; C-statistic, 0.696) and the 0.70 threshold (difference, 0.001; 95 percent confidence interval, −0.002 to 0.004); however, the optimal fixed threshold was more accurate than the lower limit of normal threshold (difference, 0.034; 95 percent confidence interval, 0.028 to 0.041).
In Illinois, in contrast, the $100,000 threshold is based on gross receipts from sales of tangible personal property (both taxable and exempt), excluding sales for resale.
Among the objective tests, the most commonly used test for this purpose is auditory brainstem response (ABR).2 Although ABR is well established and time tested objective audiological test for early identification of hearing loss but it provides limited frequency specific information.3 Early auditory rehabilitation whether by modern hearing aids or by cochlear implants depends strongly on frequency specific hearing threshold information.4 To overcome this limitation of ABR, a relatively new audiological investigation is gaining popularity in clinical audiological practice which can provide detailed frequency specific thresholds information.
When Congress passed the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, Bureau staff note, it created minimum dollar thresholds to limit premerger reporting burdens.
The votes to approve the Federal Register notices announcing the threshold revisions were both 5-0.
Balisacan said it is just right for the competition regulator to attune the threshold for acquisitions to the real value of the economy.
He said a well-designed threshold must reflect the country's economic condition.
The 25% threshold is applied to all protests, even before it became an issue in the VP protest,' Jimenez said in a statement.
ADMU laws students, in a two-page letter, asked Solicitor General Jose Calida to stand by the 25-percent threshold used by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in the 2016 elections.
Eligible clinicians and group practices that fall below the threshold can still voluntarily submit data, but they will not be scored for their participation in MIPS and will not be eligible for bonuses or face penalties for not meeting goals.
Keywords: Inflation, Threshold Effect, Economic growth.
Background: Atrial AutoCapture™ (ACap™) was a new technological development that confirmed atrial capture by analyzing evoked response (ER) with a new method – paced depolarization integral ER detection – and optimized energy output to changes in the stimulation threshold. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical performance of ACap™ function.