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  • noun Plural form of threshold.

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Examples

  • We could start running sophisticated tests on pain thresholds and procedural classifications.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Torture Debate

  • Ms. Kodres said the current regulatory system forces investors to sell securities that fall below a certain thresholds, causing what she called "cliff effects."

    IMF advocates

  • Brad DeLong has suggested bonuses that are redeemableif the company meets certain thresholds ten years out as opposed to one quarter out.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Neurodevelopmental outcome of extremely low birth weight infants randomly assigned to restrictive or liberal hemoglobin thresholds for blood transfusion.

    Recent Neonatal Research Publications

  • Moreover, circumcised boys have been shown to have lower pain thresholds than girls or intact boys.

    The First Cut | Her Bad Mother

  • Brad DeLong has suggested bonuses that are redeemableif the company meets certain thresholds ten years out as opposed to one quarter out.

    Bankers Bonuses

  • People have feelings - all of us. we all have different red buttons, pain thresholds and things going on in our lives that might make us a bit raw or tearful that day.

    Women Beware Women

  • Secondly, the net effect of the budget is that most people earning £15k or less are better off - through tax credits, child benefit, changes in thresholds for pensioners (single working age people do less well, but they are a relatively small proportion of low earners).

    Labour, party of social justice: RIP

  • Or should they use "thresholds" - that is, only rebalance when asset allocations stray by some amount, often 5 percentage points, from their targets?

    US Market Commentary from Seeking Alpha

  • There's still a lot researchers don't know about human smelling ability, but they have tested many of our smelling "thresholds" -- the smallest concentration that we can smell, on average, of a certain food or chemical.

    Lead Stories from AOL

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