instrument panel


noun

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.
Automotive. dashboard(def 1).

Nearby words

  1. instructor,
  2. instructress,
  3. instrument,
  4. instrument flying,
  5. instrument landing,
  6. instrument station,
  7. instrumental,
  8. instrumental conditioning,
  9. instrumental learning,
  10. instrumentalism

Origin of instrument panel

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for instrument panel

instrument panel

instrument board

noun

a panel on which instruments are mounted, as on a carSee also dashboard
an array of instruments, gauges, etc, mounted to display the condition or performance of a machine or process
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