threshold stimulus

n.

A stimulus that is just strong enough to evoke a response.

Nearby words

  1. threshing,
  2. threshing machine,
  3. threshold,
  4. threshold agreement,
  5. threshold limit value,
  6. threshold substance,
  7. threw,
  8. thrice,
  9. thrift,
  10. thrift shop


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