pantograph

noun pan·to·graph \ ˈpan-tə-ˌgraf \

Definition of pantograph

1 :an instrument for copying something (such as a map) on a predetermined scale consisting of four light rigid bars jointed in parallelogram form; also :any of various extensible devices of similar construction (as for use as brackets or gates)
2 :an electrical trolley carried by a collapsible and adjustable frame

pantographic

play \ˌpan-tə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pantograph

French pantographe, from pant- + -graphe -graph


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pantograph

noun pan·to·graph \ ˈpant-ə-ˌgraf \

medical Definition of pantograph

:an instrument for copying (as from a radiograph) on a predetermined scale consisting of four light rigid bars jointed in parallelogram form

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