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Definition of Panel


  1. A segment of an aeroplane wing. In a biplane the outer panel extends from the wing tip to the next row of posts, and is trussed by oblique stay wires.
  2. A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc.
  3. A piece of parchment or a schedule, containing the names of persons summoned as jurors by the sheriff; hence, more generally, the whole jury.
  4. A prisoner arraigned for trial at the bar of a criminal court.
  5. Formerly, a piece of cloth serving as a saddle; hence, a soft pad beneath a saddletree to prevent chafing.
  6. A board having its edges inserted in the groove of a surrounding frame; as, the panel of a door.
  7. One of the faces of a hewn stone.
  8. A slab or plank of wood upon which, instead of canvas, a picture is painted.
  9. A heap of dressed ore.
  10. One of the districts divided by pillars of extra size, into which a mine is laid off in one system of extracting coal.
  11. A plain strip or band, as of velvet or plush, placed at intervals lengthwise on the skirt of a dress, for ornament.
  12. A portion of a framed structure between adjacent posts or struts, as in a bridge truss.
  13. To form in or with panels; as, to panel a wainscot.
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Panel Translations

panel in Dutch is dashboard, instrumentenbord, beschot
panel in French is lambris, panneau
panel in Italian is tavola
panel in Portuguese is painel