Definitions for "Hearing Threshold"
Keywords:  softest, cent, faintest, weakest, sound
These are the faintest or weakest sounds that can be reliably heard for each given frequency in a hearing test.
a measure of hearing sensitivity. It is the softest sound that can be heard by an individual 50 per cent of the time.
The smallest sound that can be heard. Humans are most sensitive in the middle frequency range, showing progressively reduced sensitivity at low frequencies and greatly reduced sensitivity above about 20 kHz. This characteristic is highly individual, and it changes with age and exposure to loud sounds.