- (rail transport) A similarly-formed conductive device, now usually Z-shaped, that collects electric current from overhead lines for trains and trams.
- A pattern printed on a document to reduce the ease of photocopying.
"I was impressed by the quality of the pantograph; I hadn't noticed it on the original, but the copies were covered in unpleasant lines."
- A mechanical linkage based on parallelograms causing two objects to move in parallel; notably as a drawing aid.
"A pantograph can be adjusted to make either scaled or exact copies."
- To engrave by means of a pantograph (parallel linkage) system.