limen meaning

Pronunciation:   "limen" in a sentence
Noun: limen (limina)  lImun
  1. The smallest detectable sensation
    - threshold

Derived forms: limina

Type of: aesthesis, esthesis [US], sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression

Encyclopedia: Limen

A unit that has been proposed as the minimum audible change in frequency that can be detected by at least half of a group of listeners.

n : THRESHOLD ‹appetites and needs … smouldering below the limen of awareness —R. M. Lindner›


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