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instrument panel

, board
1. a panel on which instruments are mounted, as on a car
2. an array of instruments, gauges, etc., mounted to display the condition or performance of a machine or process
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instrument panel

[′in·strə·mənt ‚pan·əl]
(engineering)
A panel or board containing indicating meters.
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instrument panel

A panel in the cockpit in front of the pilot that holds all the instruments indicating the status of the aircraft and its engine(s). See panel (iii).
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