troubleshoot


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trou·ble·shoot

also 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
v.intr.
To work or serve as a troubleshooter.
v.tr.
To investigate as a troubleshooter; determine and settle problems with: "cited the service it performed in trouble-shooting an employee problem" (Vance Packard).

troubleshoot

(ˈtrʌblˌʃuːt)
vb
to locate the cause of (a problem) and remove or treat it

trou•ble•shoot

(ˈtrʌb əlˌʃut)

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.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.troubleshoot - solve problemstroubleshoot - solve problems; "He is known to be good at trouble-shooting"
fix, furbish up, mend, repair, bushel, doctor, touch on, restore - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
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Based upon recent artificial intelligence developments, the Troubleshoot Advisor assesses and reports the probability of potential incidents based on data collected by Liebherr personnel.
IF YOU DON'T TROUBLESHOOT THOROUGHLY YOU'LL END UP UNNECESSARILY SPENDING MONEY AND I REPLACING PARTS.
Most people, with only the vaguest understanding of electricity, would be able to troubleshoot this problem because they have the confidence to conceptualize the problem based on just a few facts and then apply their logical processes to deal with the matter.
This practical guide covers the following broad topics: What components are needed to build a T-1 line; how to use standardized link layer protocols to adapt the T-1 physical layer to work with data networks; and how to troubleshoot problems and work with the telephone company, equipment manufacturers, and Internet service providers.