trouble shooter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trouble shooter a worker whose job is to locate and fix sources of trouble (especially in mechanical devices)
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Usage

In literature:

He also detailed one of his own men to stay on as trouble shooter for the setup.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
Pete, Colonel Woodruff's hired man, was watering the horses at the trough when the trouble shooter reached the Woodruff telephone.
"The Brown Mouse" by Herbert Quick
We could use one as a trouble shooter.
"The Man Who Staked the Stars" by Charles Dye
Each project also had a technical director, who was a sort of co-ordinator, trouble shooter, and general expert.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
A trouble-shooter and a brawler by instinct and training.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
I'd never have been made trouble-shooter, if I didn't have the brains to avoid a mess like that.
"Feet Of Clay" by Phillip Hoskins
He was, in a phrase, a trouble-shooter for the Galactic League.
"World Beyond Pluto" by C. H. Thames
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In news:

Portrait of alleged shooter emerges as withdrawn, bullied and with troubled home life.
A neighbor suspects that the shooter "was troubled for a long time".
However, that trouble shooter told 3TV that people were being asked to vote provisionally because they didn't have proper identification.
Jay Hansen overcame some initial equipment troubles to lead his class of shooters .
The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) announced it will host a special Trouble Shooter Clinic Fest at the upcoming National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky.
Perry's trouble-shooter gets another assignment.
Immigration Trouble-Shooter Lands in Inquiry's Cross Hairs.
Back in May, News 4 WOAI Trouble Shooter Mireya Villarreal exposed a major problem with trash and illegal dumping in the Camelot II neighborhood.
Many Motor readers turn to Trouble Shooter for diagnostic help.
We've turned the tables on you in this month's Trouble Shooter .
Trouble Shooter Since their inception in 1984, Trouble Shooter has performed in a 14 state area including 2 Canadian provinces and a number of competitive Nashville showcases.
This paper describes the Trouble Shooter component of the Expert Solutions Platform.
The Trouble Shooter component utilizes Case-Based Reasoning technology to resolve problems and provide information to the AT&T customer support agents for business coimnunications systems.
The 300 series " Trouble Shooter " brass case gauge comes with an optional maximum indicating pointer, to perform system set-up and diagnostics, and identify spikes in a system.
The 300 series " Trouble Shooter " brass case gauge from Noshok comes with an optional maximum indicating pointer.
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