liminal definition

  • adjective:
    • related to a threshold or entry.
    • concerning a newbie or first stage of an activity; inceptive; inchoative; marginal; insignificant.
    • of or related to a limen, especially a sensory threshhold.
    • marginally perceptible.
  • others:
    • related to the limit or entry; therefore, relating to the start or first phase; inceptive; inchoative.
    • Specifically In psychophysics, pertaiuing to the stimulation limen or differential limen. See limen.

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