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pan·el

panel

 
 
pronunciation:
pae nl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a section of a door, wall, or other surface that is set apart from the area around it by being raised, sunken, or decorated.
The roof is covered with solar panels that absorb the sun's rays.
similar words:
board, door, pane, plaque, sheet
definition 2: the part of a machine where the controls and dials are located.
The pilot showed me the instrument panel of his airplane.
similar words:
console, controls, dashboard
definition 3: a group of persons gathered together for a particular purpose.
The dancers were graded by a panel of judges.
similar words:
board, cabinet, committee, council, group, jury
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: panels, paneling, paneled
definition: to cover or decorate with panels.
They paneled the walls with pine.
similar words:
line, wall