instrument panel

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noun
  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. Automotive. dashboard(def 1).

Origin of instrument panel

First recorded in 1930–35
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Related Words for instrument panel

dashboard, console, dash, mixer

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British Dictionary definitions for instrument panel

instrument panel

instrument board

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