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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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With the advent of computerized machines, pantographs can be simple or intricate (photo 5).
Pereira, "Optimization of high-speed railway pantographs for improving pantograph-catenary contact," Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, vol.
Electric trains collect 25kV via a pantograph, a sprung, roof-mounted device that exerts a light upward pressure on the conductor wire to maintain contact.
Yen, "Pancam: In-service Inspection of Locomotive Pantographs," In: IEEE Conference on Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications, Los Alamitos, 2007, pp.
The studio, which has been used to produce several programmes for Al Jazeera Sport and presently accommodates around five sets on the studio floor, previously employed 100 self-climbing hoists and 300 lighting projectors that had to be adjusted with the help of manual pantographs.
Both its pantographs got lowered and the train could not move.
The wire trouble was found at Takao Station in Hachioji after the driver of a commuter train found one of the pantographs on his train destroyed, East Japan Railway Co.
Because the pantograph is such an essential component of these trucks and gets heavy usage, your selection process should include a thorough comparison of the pantographs on different brands of trucks for rugged construction and ease of maintenance, for example.