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).
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What is the difference between a philharmonic and a symphony?A philharmonic is a symphony orchestra or the group that supports it. A symphony is a large orchestra. An orchestra is a large group of musicians who play together on various instruments, usually including strings, woodwinds, brass instruments, and percussion instruments. So, philharmonic and symphony orchestra are synonymous. Philharmonic comes from Greek words meaning ‘love of harmony’ and in this instance is a colloquial shortening of “philharmonic society” or “philharmonic orchestra.” The term only dates back to …
- instrument flying,
- instrument landing,
- instrument station,
- instrumental conditioning,
- instrumental learning,
Origin of instrument panel
First recorded in 1930–35
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Kenniston glanced at the instrument-panel with a practiced eye and then squinted at the void ahead.The World with a Thousand Moons|Edmond Hamilton
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