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(1) Part of a wall framed by a border (molding, a decorative band) and covered with a painting or a sculptural composition.
(2) A painting, usually in oil or tempera, intended to permanently or temporarily fill a section of a wall or ceiling. Mosaics, ceramics, reliefs, and woodcarvings that are used for the same purpose are also called panels.
(1) A large, flat prefabricated unit used in construction. Panels are used extensively in modern prefabricated construction when erecting various kinds of buildings and structures.
(2) A part of an electrical switchboard, control console, or piece of radio equipment on which control, monitoring, and signaling devices are mounted.
in mining, part of the mining area bordered by the main gallery and boundary of the mining area. Extraction drifts lead into the panel and divide the panel into tiers.
panel(1) (control PANEL) An array of dials, buttons and gauges for configuring hardware or software. The term may refer to a panel of physical dials and buttons or its software equivalent. See control panel and HMI.
(2) (flat PANEL) In the TV manufacturing industry, a panel is a TV set, as all TVs today use flat panel technologies (LCD/LED, plasma or OLED). See flat panel display.