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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( n.) A portion of a framed structure between adjacent posts or struts, as in a bridge truss.

(2): ( n.) A heap of dressed ore.

(3): ( v. t.) To form in or with panels; as, to panel a wainscot.

(4): ( n.) 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.

(5): ( n.) A plain strip or band, as of velvet or plush, placed at intervals lengthwise on the skirt of a dress, for ornament.

(6): ( n.) A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc.

(7): ( n.) One of the districts divided by pillars of extra size, into which a mine is laid off in one system of extracting coal.

(8): ( n.) A piece of parchment or a schedule, containing the names of persons summoned as jurors by the sheriff; hence, more generally, the whole jury.

(9): ( n.) A prisoner arraigned for trial at the bar of a criminal court.

(10): ( n.) Formerly, a piece of cloth serving as a saddle; hence, a soft pad beneath a saddletree to prevent chafing.

(11): ( n.) A board having its edges inserted in the groove of a surrounding frame; as, the panel of a door.

(12): ( n.) One of the faces of a hewn stone.

(13): ( n.) A slab or plank of wood upon which, instead of canvas, a picture is painted.

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [2]

Bibliography Information McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Panel'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.