1 sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat) section or component of something
2 a committee appointed to judge a competition [syn: jury]
3 (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen) [syn: venire]
4 a group of people gathered for a special purpose as to plan or discuss an issue or judge a contest etc
5 a pad placed under a saddle
6 (computer science) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user; after the information has been provided the user dismisses the box with `okay' or `cancel' [syn: dialog box]
7 electrical device consisting of an insulated panel containing switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices; "he checked the instrument panel"; "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree" [syn: control panel, instrument panel, control board, board]
1 decorate with panels; "panel the walls with wood"
2 select from a list; "empanel prospective jurors" [syn: empanel, impanel] [also: panelling, panelled]
- Rhymes: -ænəl
- A (usually) rectangular section of a surface, or of a covering
or of a wall, fence etc.
- Behind the picture was a panel on the wall
- A group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc. as
on a television or radio broadcast for example.
- Today's panel includes John Smith...
group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc
- German: Diskussionsrunde
- Chinese: 盤區, 盘区; 鑲板, 镶板
- Dutch: paneel
- French: panneau , ,
- Greek: επιτροπή
- Italian: pannello (1), giuria (2)
- Japanese: パネル (paneru)
- Korean: 널 (neol), 널판지 (neolpanji)
- Portuguese: painel
- Romanian: panou
- Russian: группа (gruppa), панель (panel')
- Spanish: panel , entrepaño
Verbto panel (panelled, panelling; US paneled, paneling)
- to fit with panels
Panel can refer to:
- A committee or jury used to decide some matter. In a legal context it may refer to a subset of a full set of appeal court judges, in contrast to an En banc hearing, which involves them all.In accident investigations, a full investigation may involve sub-panels with expertise in differing areas, in the aircraft context perhaps covering avionics, structures, engines and so on.
- Control panel (engineering), a flat area containing controls and indicators. Commonly found in aircraft but may be associated with the operation of any machinery
- Panel painting, in art, either one element of a multi-element piece of art, such as a triptych, a piece of sequential art such as a graphic novel or comic strip, or a wooden panel used to paint a picture on
- breaker panel, a flat area containing electrical circuit breakers
- panel data, a longitudinal statistical study in which one group of individuals are interviewed at intervals over a given period of time
- Panel (comics), a single image in a comic book, comic strip or cartoon; also, a comic strip containing one such image
- A flat or sculptured area that is part of a larger structure such as a piece of furniture or one element of a multi-panel screen.
- Panel (computer software), a widget or a control panel
- Panel Switch, a type of electromechanical telephone switching system developed by the Bell System in the 1920s
- Structural insulated panel, a building system for construction
- The Panel, an Australian talk show
- The Panel (Ireland), an Irish talk show
- A committee in the Legislative Council of Hong Kong specialises on specific areas, known elsewhere as select committee or standing committee
panel in German: Panel
panel in Spanish: Panel
panel in Norwegian: Panel
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