from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A section of panels or paneled wall.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Alternative spelling of panelling.
  • n. Alternative spelling of panelling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of forming in panels or decorating with panels.
  • n. The panels which decorate the walls of a room.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The making of panels, as in a door.
  • n. Panels collectively: as, the paneling of a ceiling.
  • n. The diversifying of a surface by means of panels.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a panel or section of panels in a wall or door


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