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.


© Webster 1913.