from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A discussion of a subject of public interest by a group of persons forming a panel, often before an audience.
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- n. A conversation about a specific topic conducted by a group of experts, usually either in the presence of an audience or in a broadcast (or both).
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- n. discussion of a subject of public interest by a group of persons forming a panel usually before an audience
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After a while I called Roz and told her I was eating a very good submarine sandwich in the Tip O’Neill building and that I’d grown fond of the building and I didn’t want to leave it and fly to Switzerland and give a master class on being a poet or be in a panel discussion on the meters of love, because I had nothing to tell them.
In the evening a panel discussion with Douglas Adams, Peter Garrett and others on "Can We Survive The 21st Century?" before a large and enthusiastic audience.
I’m going to be in a panel discussion there on “The Meters of Love,” with Renee Parker Task, who’s a hotshot among young formalists.
On the second day was the panel discussion with Renee Parker Task and two other people on “The Meters of Love.”
Jim Miklaszewski of NBC told me that the Clinton people had blasted him because he had said during a panel discussion that their campaign was calling around trying to get reporters to go with that ugly story.