Definitions of panel

  1. To form in or with panels; as, to panel a wainscot.
  2. To form, flt, or decorate with strips or sections of different kind, color, or design.
  3. To form or divide into panels; decorate with panels.
  4. select from a list, as of prospective jurors
  5. To form with panels. See Pane.
  6. To form or furnish with panels.
  7. electrical device consisting of an insulated panel containing switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices; " he checked the instrument panel"; " suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"
  8. sheet that forms a distinct ( usually flat) section or component of something
  9. a pad placed under a saddle
  10. a group of people gathered for a special purpose as to plan or discuss an issue or judge a contest etc
  11. ( law) a group of people summoned for jury service ( from whom a jury will be chosen)
  12. select from a list; " empanel prospective jurors"
  13. decorate with panels; " panel the walls with wood"
  14. A segment of an aeroplane wing. In a biplane the outer panel extends from the wing tip to the next row of posts, and is trussed by oblique stay wires.
  15. A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc.
  16. A piece of parchment or a schedule, containing the names of persons summoned as jurors by the sheriff; hence, more generally, the whole jury.
  17. A prisoner arraigned for trial at the bar of a criminal court.
  18. Formerly, a piece of cloth serving as a saddle; hence, a soft pad beneath a saddletree to prevent chafing.
  19. A board having its edges inserted in the groove of a surrounding frame; as, the panel of a door.
  20. One of the faces of a hewn stone.
  21. A slab or plank of wood upon which, instead of canvas, a picture is painted.
  22. A heap of dressed ore.
  23. One of the districts divided by pillars of extra size, into which a mine is laid off in one system of extracting coal.
  24. A plain strip or band, as of velvet or plush, placed at intervals lengthwise on the skirt of a dress, for ornament.
  25. A portion of a framed structure between adjacent posts or struts, as in a bridge truss.
  26. A division or section of a wall or ceiling; a piece of board, the edges of which are put in a frame; as, the panel of a door; a thin board on which a picture is painted; the picture itself; a list of persons summoned to serve as jurors; the whole jury.
  27. An official list of persons summoned for jury - duty.
  28. Paneling.
  29. A piece of board whose edges are inserted in a frame; a schedule containing names of persons chosen for certain duties; the whole jury; the criminal at the bar.
  30. A piece of boarding inserted into a frame thicker than itself; a compartment of a wainscot or ceiling; a schedule containing the names of certain persons summoned by a sheriff to act as jurymen; in Scotch law, a prisoner on trial before the bar of a criminal court.