panel member definition, panel member meaning | English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images



1    a flat section of a wall, door, etc.  
2    any distinct section or component of something formed from a sheet of material, esp. of a car body, the spine of a book, etc.  
3    a piece of material inserted in a skirt, dress, etc.  
a    a group of persons selected to act as a team in a quiz, to judge a contest, to discuss a topic before an audience, etc.  
b    (as modifier)  
a panel game     
5    a public discussion by such a group  
a panel on public health     
6      (Law)  
a    a list of persons summoned for jury service  
b    the persons on a specific jury  
7      (Scots law)   a person indicted or accused of crime after appearing in court  
a    a thin board used as a surface or backing for an oil painting  
b    a painting done on such a surface  
9    any picture with a length much greater than its breadth  
10       See       instrument panel  
11      (formerly, in Britain)  
a    a list of patients insured under the National Health Insurance Scheme  
b    a list of medical practitioners within a given area available for consultation by these patients  
12    on the panel     (Brit)  
informal   receiving sickness benefit, esp. from the government  
      vb   , -els, -elling, -elled  
     (U.S.)   , -els, -eling, -eled   tr  
13    to furnish or decorate with panels  
14    to divide into panels  
15      (Law)  
a    to empanel (a jury)  
b    (in Scotland) to bring (a person) to trial; indict  
     (C13: from Old French: portion, from pan piece of cloth, from Latin pannus; see pane1)  

adoption panel  
      n     (Social welfare)   (in Britain) a committee appointed by an adoption agency, such as a local authority, to make recommendations concerning the suitability of prospective adoption cases  
Children's Panel  
      n   (in Scotland) a group of representatives of relevant agencies, with the power to deal with a child under sixteen who is in criminal or family trouble. Its hearings are private and replace most of the functions of juvenile courts  
instrument panel   , board  
1    a panel on which instruments are mounted, as on a car  
   See also       dashboard  
2    an array of instruments, gauges, etc., mounted to display the condition or performance of a machine  
mimic panel  
      n   a panel simulating the geographical layout of a television studio, railway points system, traffic interchange, etc., in which small indicator lamps display the selected state of the lighting circuits, signalling, traffic lights, etc.  
panel beater  
      n   a person who beats out the bodywork of motor vehicles  
panel heating  
      n   a system of space heating with panels that contain heating pipes or electrical conductors  
panel pin  
      n   a light slender nail with a narrow head  
panel saw  
      n   a saw with a long narrow blade for cutting thin wood  
panel truck  
      n      the U.S. and Canadian name for       delivery van  
panel van  
1      (Austral)   a small van with two rear doors, esp. one having windows and seats in the rear  
2      (N.Z.)   a small enclosed delivery van  
solar panel  
      n   a panel exposed to radiation of heat from the sun, used to heat water or, when mounted with solar cells, to produce electricity direct, esp. for powering instruments in satellites  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
a member of a European people of Russia, living chiefly in the middle Volga region
a member of a European people of Russia, living chiefly in the middle Volga region
(#BD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 delegators, chosen and controlled by them. 25 basis delegates can choose a council delegate.
Anarchists in Spain have chosen basis delegates in 1936. Similar delegates have been chosen during many struggles of the people : shop stewards in UK, revocable delegates in Italy during the 70th.
(#CD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 basis delegates, chosen and controlled by them. 25 council delegates can choose a deputy-delegate.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
(in neomarxist thought) the second main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of formation. The members of the formoisie have human capital, receive high wages (the most frequently thanks to their diplomas) and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1993 Yanick Toutain)
[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
something that is bottom-up originates among the lower-ranking members of a hierarchy and moves upwards to affect those higher up
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
A small business that is typically owned and run by members of a family
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member. It's easy and only takes a few seconds:
Or sign up in the traditional way