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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
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


(ˈtrʌb əlˌʃut)

v. -shoot•ed -shot, -shoot•ing. v.i.
1. to act or be employed as a troubleshooter.
2. to deal with in the capacity of a troubleshooter.
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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EWEB now relies on ARCOS to automatically track all available water troubleshooters and the crews able to respond to and restore service interruptions.
The Integrated Electric Operation Center oversees the coordination of troubleshooters and line men crews to temporarily address and permanently fix outages 24/7, 365 days a year.
com)-- Computer Troubleshooters is delighted to welcome Ian Bell, Jem Stephenson and Damian Stuart to our network in the United Kingdom.
In order to increase the amount of product diagnosed by troubleshooters and fixed by repairmen, troubleshooters are using the application provided by an external company to see the error code of a given unit and to log the corrective action that were taken.
The Fluke 190-504 fills the needs of professional electronic troubleshooters working on medical, communications, navigation, and military devices who need the fast 5 GS/s--or 200 ps--sample rate and four-channels for greater accuracy and clarity of shape and amplitude of unknown waveform phenomena like transients, induced noise and ringing or reflections.
Launch procedure starts, and troubleshooters do their inspections.
Office communication and IT solution provider Sutus Inc and onsite computer services provider Computer Troubleshooters announced on Wednesday a strategic alliance to deliver Sutus' Business Central BC200 solution to small businesses world-wide.
7, Denison Industries, Denison, Texas, will be hosting a seminar on casting simulation software as part of the AFS Texas Chapter's Texas Troubleshooters program.
A suspend signal from one of the squadron's troubleshooters was followed shortly by the catapult safety petty officer stepping in front of the aircraft and waving the throttle-back signal.
95) receives an excellent and powerful dual narration by Ptrick Lawlor and Melanie Ewbank as it tells of a Navy SEAL chief who finds himself offering services to Troubleshooters Incorporated, a security firm which carries out covert missions too volatile for US military action.
Town hall managers in Blyth Valley plan to set up an eight-strong team of troubleshooters to tackle anti-social behaviour in towns and villages like Blyth, Cramlington, Seaton Delaval and Seghill.