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Noun: panel  pa-n(u)l
  1. Sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
     
  2. A committee appointed to judge a competition
    - jury
     
  3. (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen)
    - 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 soft pad placed under a saddle
     
  6. A piece of cloth that is generally triangular or tapering; used in making garments or umbrellas or sails
    - gore
     
  7. (computing) 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'
    - dialog box, dialogue box [Brit]
     
  8. Electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
    "he checked the instrument panel";
    - control panel, instrument panel, control board, board
Verb: panel (panelled,panelling, or [US] paneled,paneling)  pa-n(u)l
  1. Decorate with panels
    "panel the walls with wood"
     
  2. Select from a list
    "panel prospective jurors";
    - empanel, impanel

Derived forms: panels, panelling, panelled

Type of: adorn, beautify, body, choose, commission, committee, decorate, electrical device, embellish, flat solid, grace, ornament, pad, pick out, piece of cloth, piece of material, select, sheet, take, window

Part of: full skirt, gaiter, graphical user interface, GUI, umbrella

Encyclopedia: Panel