or num·ber crunch·er
- a person or thing that performs a great many numerical calculations, as a financial analyst, statistician, computer, or computer program.
Origin of number-cruncher
First recorded in 1965–70
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Examples from the Web for number-crunching
These and many other questions besides have previously been interesting matters for political and number-crunching speculation.A Stand-Alone Scotland
January 11, 2012