thresholder

thresholder

A popular term for a  young person on the threshold of adulthood, especially one who is anxious or depressed about leaving home or taking on adult responsibilities.
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4)" However, whereas feminists and other outsider, or thresholder, groups have in general found that involvement with the state, or the policy-making community, has resulted in the dilution or modification of their concerns, in the Instance of Zero Tolerance the local state has proactively promoted a radical definition of the Issue of violence against women which has been formulated by the women's movement itself.
In the simplest filter-bank system, each filter is followed by an energy detector and a thresholder.
The thresholder compares the value of V' with a threshold K, and the decision is "signal present" if V' [is greater than or equal to] K, and "noise only" if V' < K.