control panel

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  1. Computers.

    • the portion of a computer console that contains manual controls for regulating computer operations.

Origin of control panel

First recorded in 1920–1925

Words Nearby control panel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use control panel in a sentence

  • And then he was leaning over the control panel, probing at the array of levers, his fingers working eagerly at the wiring.

    Derelict | Alan Edward Nourse
  • The elder Dr. Arcot glanced in surprise at the heavy-duty ammeter in a control panel.

    Islands of Space | John W Campbell
  • In the meantime, Morey was methodically checking every control as Arcot called out the readings on the control panel.

    Islands of Space | John W Campbell
  • He reached out to the control panel before him and touched the green switch that controlled the molecular motion machines.

    Islands of Space | John W Campbell
  • Ramsey went forward against the control panel head-first and fell dazed from the pilot chair.

    Equation of Doom | Gerald Vance