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number-cruncher

or number cruncher

[nuhm-ber-kruhn-cher] /ˈnʌm bərˌkrʌn tʃər/
noun, Informal.
1.
a person or thing that performs a great many numerical calculations, as a financial analyst, statistician, computer, or computer program.
Origin of number-cruncher
1965-1970
1965-70
Related forms
number-crunching, adjective
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  • These and many other questions besides have previously been interesting matters for political and number-crunching speculation.

Slang definitions & phrases for number-crunching

number-crunching

noun

Doing serious and difficult mathematics by computer: played chartered accountant for a few sessions of number crunching (1980s+ Computer)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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