• IPA: /ˈpænəl/

panel (plural panels)

  1. 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.
    1. (architecture) A sunken compartment with raised margins, moulded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc.
  2. 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.
  3. (comics) An individual frame or drawing in a comic.
    The last panel of a comic strip usually contains a punchline.
  4. (graphical user interface) A type of GUI widget, such as a control panel.
    admin panel
  5. (law) A document containing the names of persons summoned as jurors by the sheriff; hence, more generally, the whole jury.
  6. (law, Scotland) A prisoner arraigned for trial at the bar of a criminal court.
  7. (obsolete) A piece of cloth serving as a saddle.
  8. A soft pad beneath a saddletree to prevent chafing.
  9. (joinery) A board having its edges inserted in the groove of a surrounding frame.
    the panel of a door
  10. (masonry) One of the faces of a hewn stone.
  11. (masonry) A slab or plank of wood used instead of a canvas for painting on.
  12. (mining) A heap of dressed ore.
  13. (mining) One of the districts divided by pillars of extra size, into which a mine is laid off in one system of extracting coal.
  14. (military, historical) A frame for carrying a mortar.
  15. (dressmaking) A plain strip or band, as of velvet or plush, placed at intervals lengthwise on the skirt of a dress, for ornament.
  16. A portion of a framed structure between adjacent posts or struts, as in a bridge truss.
  17. (Britain, historical) A list of doctors who could provide limited free healthcare prior to the introduction of the NHS.
  18. (medicine) A group of tests or assays, a battery.
Translations Translations Translations Verb

panel (panels, present participle panelling; past and past participle panelled)

  1. (transitive) To fit with panels.

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