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How to use threshold in a sentence
Once prices shoot above that threshold, the instructions read, central bankers are to go into action to determine if an interest rate hike is needed to rein in an overheating economy.Why the Fed’s huge policy shift on inflation could be rocket fuel for stocks|Bernhard Warner|August 28, 2020|Fortune
The region has only ever crossed the case rate threshold, reports the Union-Tribune.Morning Report: Coronado’s Backlash to the Racism Backlash|Voice of San Diego|August 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Gavin Newsom has ordered counties that meet a minimum threshold of new coronavirus cases – including San Diego – to keep schools closed.Public Schools May Be Open in the Fall – to Those Who Can Afford it|Will Huntsberry|August 5, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Today, some 30 million people have taken consumer DNA tests, a threshold experts have called a tipping point.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through August 1)|Singularity Hub Staff|August 1, 2020|Singularity Hub
A person can’t be infected by inhaling one or two viruses — they need to be exposed to a certain concentration of the virus before it can gain a foothold, though experts still aren’t sure what this threshold, called the infectious dose, is.
Interpreted more broadly, the phrase loses meaning: what constitutes the necessary threshold of realism?
There is one final lesson to learn before he crosses the threshold from darkness to glory.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She took her temperature on Monday and noted it was slightly elevated to 99.5, just under the threshold for worry.
That year was really the first year that I stepped over the threshold and became more of a collaborator.‘Boyhood’ Star Ellar Coltrane: An Astonishing Debut 12 Years in the Making|Kevin Fallon|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once a threshold osmolality is reached in our bodies, it triggers our brains to make us seek water.
At the same moment the door was thrown open, and Mrs. Gordon appeared on the threshold with a gentleman behind her.Confidence|Henry James
In the midst of these meditations, the dungeon door opened, and Santa Cruz himself appeared on the threshold.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
That last moment, as she stepped lightly over the threshold of the library, was a sort of climax to the intoxication of youth.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Pausing at the threshold before opening the door, the sonorous mumble sounding through the deal panels misled me.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
She knew he had divined the one thing she had most dreaded in returning,—the crossing again the threshold of her own room.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for threshold
- a level or point at which something would happen, would cease to happen, or would take effect, become true, etc
- (as modifier)threshold price; threshold effect
- the minimum intensity or value of a signal, etc, that will produce a response or specified effecta frequency threshold
- (as modifier)a threshold current