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panel

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noun pan·el \ˈpa-nəl\

Definition of panel

  1. 1a (1) :  a schedule containing names of persons summoned as jurors (2) :  the group of persons so summoned summoned a panel of 40 citizens for jury duty (3) :  jury 1 The 12-person panel arrived at a guilty verdict.b (1) :  a group of persons selected for some service (such as investigation or arbitration) a panel of experts a government advisory panel (2) :  a group of persons who discuss before an audience a topic of public interest The panel agreed to accept questions following the discussion.; also :  panel discussion (3) :  a group of entertainers or guests engaged as players in a quiz or guessing game on a radio or television program The quiz show included a panel of three players.

  2. 2 :  a separate or distinct part of a surface: such asa :  a fence section :  hurdleb (1) :  a thin usually rectangular board set in a frame (as in a door) (2) :  a usually sunken or raised section of a surface set off by a margin (3) :  a flat usually rectangular piece of construction material (such as plywood or precast masonry) made to form part of a surfacec :  a vertical section of fabric (such as a gore)d :  comic strip; also :  a frame of a comic strip The comic strip was composed of four panels.

  3. 3 :  a thin flat piece of wood on which a picture is painted; also :  a painting on such a surface

  4. 4a :  a section of a switchboardb :  a usually vertical mount for controls or dials (as of instruments of measurement) Most microwave ovens have a control panel with numbers from 0 to 9.

Examples of panel in a Sentence

  1. The university is hosting a panel on free speech.

  2. Tonight's show features a panel of famous chefs.

  3. Three of the members on the panel are doctors.

  4. The advisory panel has recommended that the drug be approved.

  5. A panel of judges selected the book for this year's award.

  6. The room was visible through the door's glass panel.

  7. One of the ceiling panels needs to be replaced.

  8. Each of the skirt's five panels is a different color.

  9. Sew the two panels together to form a tablecloth.

  10. Aside from a dent in one of the side panels the car is in good shape.

Origin and Etymology of panel

Middle English, piece of cloth, jury list on a piece of parchment, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *pannellus, diminutive of Latin pannus

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panel

verb pan·el

Definition of panel

paneled

or

panelled

;

paneling

or

panelling

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to furnish or decorate with panels paneled the living room

Examples of panel in a Sentence

  1. We paneled the living room with oak.

  2. The walls were paneled in oak.

Origin and Etymology of panel

see 1panel

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PANEL Defined for English Language Learners

panel

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noun

Definition of panel for English Language Learners

  • : a group of people who answer questions, give advice or opinions about something, or take part in a discussion for an audience

  • : a group of people with special knowledge, skill, or experience who give advice or make decisions

  • : a group of people who are chosen to be jurors

panel

verb

Definition of panel for English Language Learners

  • : to cover (a wall, ceiling, etc.) with flat pieces of wood, glass, etc.


PANEL Defined for Kids

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panel

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noun pan·el \ˈpa-nəl\

Definition of panel for Students

  1. 1 :  a usually rectangular section of something (as a door or a wall)

  2. 2 :  a piece of material (as plywood) made to form part of a surface (as of a wall)

  3. 3 :  a board into which instruments or controls are set

  4. 4 :  a group of people appointed for some service a jury panel

  5. 5 :  a group of people taking part in a discussion or answering questions for an audience


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panel

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verb pan·el

Definition of panel for Students

paneled

or

panelled

;

paneling

or

panelling

  1. :  to cover or decorate with sections of material (as wood) panel a wall


Medical Dictionary

panel

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noun pan·el \ˈpan-əl\

Medical Definition of panel

  1. :  a list or group of persons selected for some service: asa:  a list of physicians from among whom a patient may make a choice in accordance with various British health and insurance plansb:  the patients cared for by a doctor under such a plan


Law Dictionary

panel

noun pan·el

Legal Definition of panel

  1. 1 :  a group of community members summoned for jury service

  2. 2 :  a group of usually three judges among the judges sitting on an appellate court who hear a particular appeal — compare full court



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