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English definition of “panel”

panel

noun [C]     /ˈpænəl/
a small group of people chosen to give advice or make a decision on something: The 31-member panel is charged with recommending system improvements .a panel of experts/reviewers/judges The governor will appoint a panel of experts to make a statewide climate action plan .advisory/disciplinary/review panel She served on a federal energy advisory panel .
MARKETING a small group of people chosen to give their opinion on a product or service : As a member of our research panel, we will periodically send you an email invitation to answer online .
→ See also consumer panel, selection committee, takeover panel
(Definition of panel noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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