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pan·to·graph

(pan'tō-graf),
1. An instrument for reproducing drawings by a system of levers whereby a recording pencil is made to follow the movements of a stylet passing along the lines of the original.
2. In dentistry, an instrument used to record mandibular border movements that may be transferred to make equivalent settings on an articulator.
[panto- + G. graphō, to record]

pantograph

[pan′təgraf′]
1 a jointed device for copying a plane figure to any desired scale.
2 a device that incorporates a pair of face bows fixed to the jaws, used for inscribing centrically related points and arcs leading to the points on segments relatable to the three craniofacial planes.

pan·to·graph

(pan'tō-graf)
In dentistry, an instrument used to record mandibular border movements that may be transferred to make equivalent settings on an articulator.
[panto- + G. graphō, to record]

pan·to·graph

(pan'tō-graf)
In dentistry, instrument used to record mandibular border movements that may be transferred to make equivalent settings on an articulator.
[panto- + G. graphō, to record]

pantograph (pan´tōgraf),

n a figurative term given to a pair of face-bows fixed to both jaws and designed to inscribe centrically related points and then arcs leading to these points on segments of planes relatable to the three craniofacial planes of space. The maxillary planes are attached to the maxillary bow, and the inscribing styluses are attached to the mandibular bow.
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The services were disrupted when a Kalyan- CST train had to be stopped at the Thakurli railway station after the pantograph snapped around 7.
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based in Markham, Canada, provides the print industry with innovative digital document security features such as the digital void pantograph as well as other anti-copy, anti-fraud security features.
EDM, CNC, CAD/CAM, duplicating, pantograph, and in-house design services.
After running the parts through the copy lathe, which was located in the company's shop, Shuster took them to his home workshop, where he used a manual pantograph to make these additional cuts.
Each high resolution digital pantograph image and corresponding car number will be fused, synchronized, and transmitted to an rvspro[TM] server, a Duos proprietary, remotely programmable digital recording unit where the images are processed, analyzed for defects, and stored on a SQL database.
Moreover it is readily transformable in section insulator with air blade for trams pantograph (ie the tram pantograph is never off by passing the section insulator).
Metro trains derive power, required to move through red coloured pantographs, from 25, 000 volts cables that run on the ceiling above the tracks.
Design facilities, duplicators, tracer lathes, precision-forming grinders, EDM, jig-boring machines, and pantograph engraving equipment.
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announced today that it will demonstrate and hand out samples of its new DSS 3000 Pantograph that was built to meet the new Check Processing systems under the "Check 21" Federal Reserve Bank regulations.
AMEX: DMC) ("DSS"), a leader in proven, patented protection against counterfeiting and unauthorized copying, scanning and photo imaging, today announced that it signed an exclusive licensing agreement for its AuthentiGuard(TM) Pantograph 4000 technology and AuthentiGuard(TM) Prism with Turkey-based ProdoSafe Security Solutions.