Cars & Driving
- noun a panel joining the front wings and forming a mounting for the headlamps, grille and air ducts into the engine compartment, which is often identical with the front apron where no separate apron is fitted below the front panel
- noun main computer system control switches and status indicators
- The panel at the front of certain electrical equipment which serves to set, switch, adjust, and monitor the various available settings and functions. For example, an audio receiver's front panel provides a means of setting and viewing the volume level and input signal source, and may also provide choices such as stereo or surround sound, equalization levels, and so on.