instrument panel
noun Date: 1922 a panel on which instruments are mounted; especially dashboard 2

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  • instrument panel — instrument panels N COUNT The instrument panel of a plane, car, or machine is the panel where the dials and switches are located. They had failed to recognise signs on their instrument panel indicating a serious problem in the left engine …   English dictionary

  • Instrument panel — has several uses:*Control panel (engineering) *Flight instruments (aircraft) *Dashboard (automobiles) …   Wikipedia

  • instrument panel — n. a panel or board with instruments, gauges, etc. mounted on it, as in an automobile or airplane …   English World dictionary

  • instrument panel — instrument .panel n the board in front of the pilot of an aircraft, where all the instruments are →↑dashboard …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • instrument panel — instrument ,panel noun count the board that faces the driver or pilot inside a vehicle, ship, or airplane, where they can see and operate the controls …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • instrument panel — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms instrument panel : singular instrument panel plural instrument panels the board that faces the driver or pilot inside a vehicle, ship, or plane, where they can see and operate the controls …   English dictionary

  • instrument panel — noun electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices (Freq. 1) he checked the instrument panel suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • instrument panel — įtaisų skydas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Plokštė arba skydas, kuriame išdėstyti matuokliai, rodomieji įtaisai, valdymo rankenėlės, mygtukai ir pan. atitikmenys: angl. instrument panel vok. Armaturenbrett, n rus.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • instrument panel — įtaisų skydas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. instrument panel vok. Armaturenbrett, n rus. приборная доска, f; приборная панель, f; щиток приборов, m pranc. planche de bord, f; tableau de bord, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • instrument panel — 1. Also called instrument board. a panel on which are mounted an array of dials, lights, and gauges that monitor the performance of a machine or device, as an airplane. 2. Auto. dashboard (def. 1). [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • instrument panel — control panel, panel on which instruments for operating and controlling a mechanism are mounted, dashboard, flight panel …   English contemporary dictionary

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