panel

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From Old French panel, from Latin pannus.

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panel (plural panels)

  1. A (usually) rectangular section of a surface, or of a covering or of a wall, fence etc.; (architecture) A sunken compartment with raised margins, moulded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc.
    Behind the picture was a panel on the wall.
  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. An individual frame or drawing in a comic.
    The last panel of a comic strip usually contains a punchline.
  4. (law) A document containing the names of persons summoned as jurors by the sheriff; hence, more generally, the whole jury.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Blackstone to this entry?)
  5. (law, Scotland) A prisoner arraigned for trial at the bar of a criminal court.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)
  6. (obsolete) A piece of cloth serving as a saddle.
  7. A soft pad beneath a saddletree to prevent chafing.
  8. (joinery) A board having its edges inserted in the groove of a surrounding frame.
    the panel of a door
  9. (masonry) One of the faces of a hewn stone.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Gwilt to this entry?)
  10. (masonry) A slab or plank of wood used instead of a canvas for painting on.
  11. (mining) A heap of dressed ore.
  12. (mining) One of the districts divided by pillars of extra size, into which a mine is laid off in one system of extracting coal.
  13. (dressmaking) A plain strip or band, as of velvet or plush, placed at intervals lengthwise on the skirt of a dress, for ornament.
  14. A portion of a framed structure between adjacent posts or struts, as in a bridge truss.

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panel (third-person singular simple present panels, present participle panelling or paneling, simple past and past participle panelled or paneled)

  1. to fit with panels

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panel m (invariable)

  1. panel (various groups of people)

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panel m (plural paneles)

  1. panel

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