troubleshoot(redirected from trouble-shot)
Related to trouble-shot: troubleshoot
trou·ble·shootalso trou·ble-shoot (trŭb′əl-sho͞ot′)
v. trou·ble·shot (-shŏt′), trou·ble·shoot·ing, trou·ble·shoots also trou·ble-shot or trou·ble-shoot·ing or trou·ble-shoots
To work or serve as a troubleshooter.
To investigate as a troubleshooter; determine and settle problems with: "cited the service it performed in trouble-shooting an employee problem" (Vance Packard).
to locate the cause of (a problem) and remove or treat it
v. -shoot•ed -shot, -shoot•ing. v.i.
1. to act or be employed as a troubleshooter.v.t.
2. to deal with in the capacity of a troubleshooter.