fault-finding


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fault-finding

n
1. continual and usually trivial criticism
2. (Electronics) the systematic investigation of malfunctions in electronic apparatus
adj
given to finding fault
ˈfault-ˌfinder n
Translations

fault-finding

[ˈfɔːltˌfaɪndɪŋ]
A. ADJcriticón, reparón
B. Nmanía f de criticar

fault-finding

[ˈfɔːltˌfaɪndɪŋ]
1. adjipercritico/a
2. ncritica pedante
References in classic literature ?
Zenobia's fault-finding was of the silent kind, but not the less penetrating for that.
It had seemed to her during the autumn and winter of that year as if her aunt Miranda had never been, save at the very first, so censorious and so fault-finding.
I could see enough in America to find fault with, through the creaks of the drawer, and if an American, I might have indulged a little in the same way myself, for I am not one of those who think fault-finding belongs properly to the stranger, and not to the native.
Brooke as it did today, with his mind thus sore about the fault-finding of the "Trumpet," echoed by Sir James.
He exposed himself to the sun too much yesterday, but since it came of his earnest desire to learn, and to make this journey as useful as the opportunities will allow, no one seeks to discourage him by fault-finding.
You'd find I was no hand at nagging and fault-finding.
Pedantic and hypercritical, meddlesome and fault-finding, he was a terror to the clerks under him, whom he worried in their work, enforcing the rules rigorously, and arriving himself with such terrible punctuality that not one of them dared to be a moment late.
Finger-pointing and fault-finding have no place in the aftermath of the liberation of Marawi City from terrorist group Maute.
The Vision FLX2 has the same features and functions as the Vision LX locator plus secondary and sheaths fault-finding capabilities.
Valdez said that the accrediting team was not on a fault-finding mission but on helping the institution in its continuous upgrading of curricular programs, educational activities and physical facilities to become at par with international standards as level-4 accreditation suggests.
PicoScope 2000A two- and four-channel models are suitable for technicians, trainers, students, and hobbyists doing fault-finding on signals up to 25 MHz.
Those taking part will learn how the machines and engines work, how to carry out pre-use checks, ensure safe use and carry out routine maintenance, servicing and fault-finding.

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