instrument panel: Meaning and Definition of

in'strument pan"el

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Also calleda 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. dashboard (def. 1).
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