supraliminal
adjective Etymology: supra- + Latin limin-, limen threshold Date: 1892 1. existing above the threshold of consciousness 2. adequate to evoke a response or induce a sensation

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  • supraliminal — [so͞o΄prəlim′i nəl] adj. [ SUPRA + LIMINAL] above the threshold of consciousness; at a conscious level …   English World dictionary

  • supraliminal — More than just perceptible; above the threshhold for conscious awareness. Cf.:subliminal. [supra + L. limen, threshold] * * * su·pra·lim·i·nal .sü prə lim ən əl, .prä adj 1) existing above the threshold of consciousness 2) adequate to evoke a… …   Medical dictionary

  • supraliminal — supraliminally, adv. /sooh preuh lim euh nl/, adj. Psychol. being above the threshold of perception of a stimulus. [1890 95; SUPRA + LIMINAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • supraliminal — ► adjetivo FISIOLOGÍA Se aplica al estímulo cuya intensidad sobrepasa la que es necesaria para que se produzca un estímulo en alguna parte del organismo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • supraliminal — adj. being above the threshold of consciousness or perception (Psychology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supraliminal — su·pra·liminal …   English syllables

  • supraliminal — su•pra•lim•i•nal [[t]ˌsu prəˈlɪm ə nl[/t]] adj. psl (of a stimulus) above the threshold of perception • Etymology: 1890–95 su pra•lim′i•nal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • supraliminal — /suprəˈlɪmənəl/ (say soohpruh limuhnuhl) adjective above the limen or threshold of consciousness; of or in consciousness …   Australian English dictionary

  • supraliminal —   a. conscious …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • supraliminal — …   Useful english dictionary

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