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Definition 1: sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something - [noun denoting artifact]

(panel is a kind of ...) a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width

(... is a kind of panel ) an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome

(... is a kind of panel ) a vertical board or panel forming the foot of a bedstead

(... is a kind of panel ) a vertical board or panel forming the head of a bedstead

(... is a kind of panel ) a panel or section of panels in a wall or door

(... is a kind of panel ) wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a room

(... is a kind of panel ) panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall

(... is a kind of panel ) a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material

Definition 2: electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where panel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he checked the instrument panel
  • suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree

Synonyms for panel in the sense of this definition

(panel is a kind of ...) a device that produces or is powered by electricity

(... is a kind of panel ) instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls

(panel is a part of ...) a colored warning light on an instrument panel (as for low oil pressure)

Definition 3: a soft pad placed under a saddle - [noun denoting artifact]

(panel is a kind of ...) a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort

Definition 4: (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' - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for panel in the sense of this definition

(panel is a kind of ...) (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen

(... is part of panel) a user interface based on graphics (icons and pictures and menus) instead of text; uses a mouse as well as a keyboard as an input device

(panel belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 5: a piece of cloth that is generally triangular or tapering; used in making garments or umbrellas or sails - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for panel in the sense of this definition

(panel is a kind of ...) a separate part consisting of fabric

(... is part of panel) a long skirt gathered at the waist

(... is part of panel) a shoe covering the ankle with elastic gores in the sides

(... is part of panel) a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy

Definition 6: a group of people gathered for a special purpose as to plan or discuss an issue or judge a contest etc - [noun denoting group]

(panel is a kind of ...) a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

"the whole body filed out of the auditorium" "the student body" "administrative body"

(panel is a member of ...) a member of a panel

Definition 7: a committee appointed to judge a competition - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for panel in the sense of this definition

(panel is a kind of ...) a special group delegated to consider some matter

"a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours"

Definition 8: (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen) - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for panel in the sense of this definition

(panel is a kind of ...) a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

"the whole body filed out of the auditorium" "the student body" "administrative body"

(panel belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 9: select from a list - [verb of cognition]

Samples where panel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • empanel prospective jurors

Synonyms for panel in the sense of this definition

(panel is a kind of ...) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

"Take any one of these cards" "Choose a good husband for your daughter" "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

Definition 10: decorate with panels - [verb of creation]

Samples where panel or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • panel the walls with wood

(panel is a kind of ...) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

"Decorate the room for the party" "beautify yourself for the special day"

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