how to pronounce pantograph

/ˈpantəɡɹɑːf/

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pantograph frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pantograph occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

pantograph is pronounced in three syllables

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pantəɡɹɑːf

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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

noun:

  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.

verb:

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

words with pronunciation similar to pantograph

photographparagraphmonographautograph

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