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panel noun

1 group of people

ADJ. distinguished a distinguished panel of academics | independent | international | advisory, interview, interviewing, judging, review, selection

VERB + PANEL convene, select, set up | chair

PANEL + VERB be drawn from sb/sth a panel of scientists drawn from universities

PANEL + NOUN member | interview | discussion | game The comedian will chair a new TV panel game.

PREP. on a/the ~ The head of department serves on the advisory panel. | ~ on an independent panel on takeovers and mergers

PHRASES a member of a panel, a panel of experts/judges The winners were chosen by a panel of judges.

2 part of a door, wall, etc.

ADJ. ceiling, door, wall | sliding

VERB + PANEL fit, insert, put in | remove, take out

3 section of vehicle body

ADJ. front, rear | nearside, offside | body My rear nearside body panel needed replacing after the accident.

VERB + PANEL beat

PANEL + NOUN beater, beating He works as a panel beater in a local garage.

4 surface containing controls

ADJ. control, display, instrument

PREP. on a/the ~ A red light flashed on the control panel.