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:a schedule containing names of persons summoned as jurors
:the group of persons so summoned
- summoned a panel of 40 citizens for jury duty
- The 12-person panel arrived at a guilty verdict.
:a group of persons selected for some service (such as investigation or arbitration)
- a government advisory panel
:a group of persons who discuss before an audience a topic of public interest
- The panel agreed to accept questions following the discussion.
: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.
:a separate or distinct part of a surface: such as
:a thin usually rectangular board set in a frame (as in a door)
:a usually sunken or raised section of a surface set off by a margin
:a flat usually rectangular piece of construction material (such as plywood or precast masonry) made to form part of a surface
:a vertical section of fabric (such as a gore)
:a frame of a comic strip
- The comic strip was composed of four panels.
:a thin flat piece of wood on which a picture is painted;
:a painting on such a surface
:a section of a switchboard (as for circuit breakers or for a telephone exchange)
- … he entered the basement to work on the electrical panel and circuits …
- —Thomas J. Nardi
: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.