or num·ber crunch·er
[ nuhm-ber-kruhn-cher ]
/ ˈnʌm bərˌkrʌn tʃər /
a person or thing that performs a great many numerical calculations, as a financial analyst, statistician, computer, or computer program.
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Origin of number-cruncher
First recorded in 1965–70
Related formsnum·ber-crunch·ing, adjective
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