What does panel mean?

Definitions for panel
ˈpæn lpan·el

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. panel(noun)

    sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something

  2. jury, panel(noun)

    a committee appointed to judge a competition

  3. panel, venire(noun)

    (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen)

  4. panel(noun)

    a group of people gathered for a special purpose as to plan or discuss an issue or judge a contest etc

  5. panel(noun)

    a soft pad placed under a saddle

  6. gore, panel(noun)

    a piece of cloth that is generally triangular or tapering; used in making garments or umbrellas or sails

  7. dialog box, panel(noun)

    (computer science) 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'

  8. control panel, instrument panel, control board, board, panel(verb)

    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"; "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"

  9. panel(verb)

    decorate with panels

    "panel the walls with wood"

  10. empanel, impanel, panel(verb)

    select from a list

    "empanel prospective jurors"

GCIDE

  1. Panel(n.)

    Hence: Any group of persons selected to judge a contest, conduct a discussion, serve as advisers, or participate in any group activity in which they will provide information or make judgments.

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

Wiktionary

  1. panel(Noun)

    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

    Etymology: From panel, from pannus.

  2. panel(Noun)

    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...

    Etymology: From panel, from pannus.

  3. panel(Noun)

    In the comics medium, individual frame or drawing in a multiple-panel sequence

    Etymology: From panel, from pannus.

  4. panel(Verb)

    to fit with panels

    Etymology: From panel, from pannus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Panel(noun)

    a sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  2. Panel(noun)

    a piece of parchment or a schedule, containing the names of persons summoned as jurors by the sheriff; hence, more generally, the whole jury

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  3. Panel(noun)

    a prisoner arraigned for trial at the bar of a criminal court

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  4. Panel(noun)

    formerly, a piece of cloth serving as a saddle; hence, a soft pad beneath a saddletree to prevent chafing

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  5. Panel(noun)

    a board having its edges inserted in the groove of a surrounding frame; as, the panel of a door

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  6. Panel(noun)

    one of the faces of a hewn stone

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  7. Panel(noun)

    a slab or plank of wood upon which, instead of canvas, a picture is painted

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  8. Panel(noun)

    a heap of dressed ore

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  9. Panel(noun)

    one of the districts divided by pillars of extra size, into which a mine is laid off in one system of extracting coal

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  10. Panel(noun)

    a plain strip or band, as of velvet or plush, placed at intervals lengthwise on the skirt of a dress, for ornament

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  11. Panel(noun)

    a portion of a framed structure between adjacent posts or struts, as in a bridge truss

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

  12. Panel(verb)

    to form in or with panels; as, to panel a wainscot

    Etymology: [Orig., a little piece; OF. panel, pannel, F. panneau, dim. of pan skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side. See 2d Pane.]

Freebase

  1. Panel

    A panel is an individual frame, or single drawing, in the multiple-panel sequence of a comic strip or comic book. A panel consists of a single drawing depicting a frozen moment. Newspaper daily strips typically consist of either four panels or three panels, all of the same size. The horizontal newspaper strip can also employ only a single panel, as sometimes seen in Wiley Miller's Non Sequitur. In Asia, a vertical four-panel arrangement is common in newspapers, such as with Azumanga Daioh. In a comic book or graphic novel, the shapes of panels and the number of panels on a page may vary widely. The word panel may also refer to a cartoon consisting of a single drawing; the usage is a shortened form of "single-panel comic". In contrast to multi-panel strips, which may involve extended dialogue in speech balloons, a typical panel comic has only one spoken line, printed in a caption beneath the panel itself. Many panel comics are syndicated and published daily, on a newspaper page with other syndicated cartoons that are collectively known as comic strips. Major comic strips in panel format include The Far Side, Dennis the Menace, The Family Circus, Ziggy, Herman and Ripley's Believe It or Not. In this context, panels are contrasted with the more common comic strip format, which consists of an actual "strip" of multiple drawings that tell a story in sequence.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Panel

    pan′el, n. a rectangular piece of any material: (archit.) a flat surface with raised margins, or with a surrounding frame: a thin board on which a picture is painted: (law) a schedule containing the names of those summoned to serve as jurors: the jury: (Scots law) a prisoner at the bar: a frame for carrying a mortar: a rail in a post-and-rail fence.—v.t. to furnish with panels:—pr.p. pan′elling; pa.p. pan′elled.—Also Pann′el.—ns. Pan′el-game, the act of stealing articles by means of a sliding panel; Pan′elling, panel-work; Pan′el-pic′ture, a picture painted on a panel; Pan′el-plān′er, a machine for dressing panels and feathering their edges to fit them to the grooves in the stiles; Pan′el-saw, a saw for cutting very thin wood; Pan′el-strip, a narrow piece of wood or metal for covering a joint between two panels; Pan′el-work′ing, a method of working a coal-mine by dividing it into compartments. [O. Fr.,—Low L. pannellus—L. pannus, a rag.]

Editors Contribution

  1. panel

    A group of people with a specific role, responsibility and purpose.

    The member of government code of conduct panel had representation from all sectors of society.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  
  2. panel

    A type of device and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.

    The solar panels on the roof worked efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 27, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'panel' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2956

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'panel' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1655

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'panel' in Nouns Frequency: #943

Anagrams for panel »

  1. Alpen

  2. penal

  3. plena

  4. Nepal

  5. plane

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How to say panel in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of panel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of panel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of panel in a Sentence

  1. Ian Storey:

    It appears the tribunal panel is bending over backwards to accommodate China's interests and appear even-handed to both the Philippines and China.

  2. Maryam Sharif:

    The same five-judge panel will deliberate on this and make a judgment, the matter is still very much in the hands of the judiciary.

  3. Cathy Milhoan:

    Secret Service has had teams identified, trained, and ready to deploy for months. Our men and women stand ready to execute this vital mission when a candidate makes a request through the Secretary of Homeland Security in consultation with the Congressional Candidate Advisory Panel.

  4. Panel Beaters Melbourne:

    panel car service

  5. Chris Vanocur:

    We didnt know what it looked like, you didnt see it through television when you were on the panel.

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