thresh·old /ˈθrɛʃˌhold, ˈθrɛˌʃold/
thresh·old /ˈθrɛʃˌ(h)old/ 名詞
1. The plank, stone, or piece of timber, which lies under a door, especially of a dwelling house, church, temple, or the like; the doorsill; hence, entrance; gate; door.
2. Fig.: The place or point of entering or beginning, entrance; outset; as, the threshold of life.
n 1: the starting point for a new state or experience; "on the
threshold of manhood"
2: the smallest detectable sensation [syn: limen]
3: the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter
or leave a room or building; the space that a door can
close; "he stuck his head in the doorway" [syn: doorway,
door, room access]
4: the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that
forms the bottom of a doorway and offer support when
passing through a doorway [syn: doorsill, doorstep]
5: a region marking a boundary [syn: brink, verge]
(1.) Heb. miphtan, probably a projecting beam at a higher point
than the threshold proper (1 Sam. 5:4,5; Ezek. 9:3; 10:4,18;
46:2; 47:1); also rendered "door" and "door-post."
(2.) 'Asuppim, pl. (Neh. 12:25), rendered correctly
"storehouses" in the Revised Version. In 1 Chr. 26:15, 17 the
Authorized Version retains the word as a proper name, while in
the Revised Version it is translated "storehouses."