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  • n. Plural form of pantograph.


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  • Though since the Canada Line trains are conventional and not Linear Induction Motors a transfer could have been eliminated by equipping the trains with either poles or pantographs as well as third rail collector shoes, and putting up either trolley wire (cheap and adequate) or catenary (only really needed for high speeds) on the Richmond surface line.

    Surrey Mayor Watts queries bridge twinning assumptions « Stephen Rees's blog

  • Another train was halted in a similar fashion at Nyanga Station, but this time the train's pantographs were dislodged.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • With a rattle like steel chain it fell across the train, sizzling and steaming off the pantographs, thudding in the coke carts, drumming in the hoppers.

    The Gates of Noon

  • I fought not to flinch too openly from the skein of high-voltage wires above my head, seeing the pantographs at front and rear of the train skid along them in a faint crackle of sparks and ozone.

    The Gates of Noon

  • Now take these two pantographs of B's autograph, marked five months and seven months.

    Pudd'nhead Wilson

  • Now take these two pantographs of B's autograph, marked

    The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

  • Light rail vehicles require pantographs (overhead structures) for their power supply, unlike the subway, which uses a third rail, said Prichard. - Home Page

  • Then they will remount the shells on refurbished trucks with new wheels, gear boxes and overhauled traction motors and install new pantographs to connect with overhead catenaries, as well as new brakes and air compression systems.

    The Buffalo News: Home

  • The zeal with which Jim Moran, Printer and Archivist at the museum, will give you a personal tour-showing you the saws, patterns, routers, pantographs, even the perforator-is unmatchable, palpable.

  • Metro chief executive Andrew Lezala said the company had great experience in fixing faulty pantographs.



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