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control panel

noun
2.
Computers.
  1. the portion of a computer console that contains manual controls for regulating computer operations.
  2. plugboard (def 2).
Origin of control panel
1920-1925
1920-1925
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  • It was barely recognizable, having been reduced to its roll-cage, drive-train and control-panel.

    Makers Cory Doctorow
  • In a trice he broke beyond the circle and darted to the control-panel.

    Raiders of the Universes Donald Wandrei
  • Thus the metal nightmare went rapidly over the control-panel.

    Raiders of the Universes Donald Wandrei
  • His dwindling captor flung another tentacle toward the control-panel to replace the size-regulating lever.

    Raiders of the Universes Donald Wandrei
  • He returned to his control-panel seat and looked at the viewscreen.

    Postmark Ganymede Robert Silverberg
  • He had not even a weapon, for he had dropped the bar in his first mad bound away from the control-panel.

    Raiders of the Universes Donald Wandrei
  • "In that one control-panel lies all the power that we have mastered," boasted Garboreggg with supreme egotism.

    Raiders of the Universes Donald Wandrei
  • Powell reached the mechanism and shut off the projectors flame, then turned swiftly to the control-panel of the recall mechanism.

  • Guatt Kirbey was securing his control-panel, happy to return to his music.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • With nerves tense from anxiety, the two men crossed over to the control-panel of the recall apparatus.

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