What is a pantograph?


A pantograph is a mathematical drawing gadget that magnifies figures. It does this by moving a red point using a parallelogram motion to produce identical movements either in enlarged or miniaturised forms. Pantograph is used in copying and scaling line drawings, sculpture and minting, acoustic cylinder duplication as well as in milling machines.
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Pantograph mechanical device used to copy a figure or plan on a different scale. Thanks for
From. Void Pantograph Glossary Term. : Void Pantograph: A pantograph screen that has the word "VOID" hidden in it, created by using special screens and background designs.
pantograph: mechanical device used to copy a figure or plan on a different scale
They are bits of plastic that represent the pantographs (overhead wire pickups) on real trains. The "non-Functioning" represents the fact they don't power the train.
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[pan-tuh-graf, -grahf]
an instrument for the mechanical copying of plans, diagrams, etc., on any desired scale.
Electricity a device usually consisting of two parallel, hinged, double-diamond frames, for transferring current from an overhead wire to a vehicle, as a trolley car or electric locomotive.
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