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 ?
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.
Zenobia's fault-finding was of the silent kind, but not the less penetrating for that.
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.
Brooke as it did today, with his mind thus sore about the fault-finding of the "Trumpet," echoed by Sir James.
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.
Harkand earlier this year delivered a successful multi-well fault-finding campaign across the operator s subsea assets off Humberside in the Southern North Sea.
Thanks to its automatic fault-detecting and fault-finding capabilities, it significantly cuts the need for truck rolls and/or expensive OTDR expertise.
They are trying to belittle him and his team and indulging in petty fault-finding.
NIGEL ADKINS has warned his Scunthorpe players that their reward for topping League One will be a fault-finding meeting on Monday morning
When one considers North Wales Labour MPs together with a Tory, are constantly fault-finding, nit-picking and maligning our police force when, compared to other similar police forces, it compares favourably.

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