Pan"to*graph (?), n. [Panto- + -graph: cf. F. pantographe.]
An instrument for copying plans, maps, and other drawings, on the same, or on a reduced or an enlarged, scale.
[Written also pantagraph
, and incorrectly pentagraph
<-- 2. an electrical trolley supported by a collapsible frame, resembling a pantograph (1). -->
Skew pantograph, a kind of pantograph for drawing a copy which is inclined with respect to the original figure; -- also called plagiograph.
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