how to pronounce pantograph


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the above transcription of pantograph is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

pantograph is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of pantograph in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… drawing machine pantograph drawing …”

meanings of pantograph


  1. A pattern printed on a document to reduce the ease of photocopying.
  2. A mechanical linkage based on parallelograms causing two objects to move in parallel; notably as a drawing aid.
  3. A similarly-formed conductive device, now usually Z-shaped, that collects electric current from overhead lines for trains and trams.
  4. By extension, a structure of crosswise bars linked in such a way that it can extend and compress like an accordion, such as in a pantograph mirror or a scissor lift.


  1. To engrave by means of a pantograph (parallel linkage) system.

pantograph frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pantograph occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics pantograph can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that pantograph can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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