troubleshooter definition by Webster's New World
- a person who locates and repairs mechanical breakdowns
- a person charged with locating and eliminating the source of trouble in any flow of work
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- troubleshooting noun
troubleshooter definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A worker whose job is to locate and eliminate sources of trouble, as in mechanical operations.
- A mediator skilled in settling disputes especially of a diplomatic, political, or industrial nature.
troubleshooter - Business Definition
Someone who identifies and solves problems. For example, a firm experiencing substantial inventory shortages hires a security consultant to serve as a troubleshooter. Some business executives who can turn a troubled company around are considered troubleshooters.