- (masonry) A slab or plank of wood used instead of a canvas for painting on.
- (dressmaking) A plain strip or band, as of velvet or plush, placed at intervals lengthwise on the skirt of a dress, for ornament.
- An individual frame or drawing in a comic.
"The last panel of a comic strip usually contains a punchline."
- (obsolete) A piece of cloth serving as a saddle.
- (masonry) One of the faces of a hewn stone.
- (mining) One of the districts divided by pillars of extra size, into which a mine is laid off in one system of extracting coal.
- A group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc. as on a television or radio broadcast for example.
"Today's panel includes John Smith."
- (law, Scotland) A prisoner arraigned for trial at the bar of a criminal court.
- (joinery) A board having its edges inserted in the groove of a surrounding frame.
"the panel of a door"
- (mining) A heap of dressed ore.
- A portion of a framed structure between adjacent posts or struts, as in a bridge truss.
- A (usually) rectangular section of a surface, or of a covering or of a wall, fence etc.; (architecture) A sunken compartment with raised margins, moulded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc.
"Behind the picture was a panel on the wall."
- (law) A document containing the names of persons summoned as jurors by the sheriff; hence, more generally, the whole jury.
- A soft pad beneath a saddletree to prevent chafing.
- to fit with panels