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number cruncher

noun

Simple Definition of number cruncher

  • : a person who collects and studies information in the form of numbers

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of number cruncher

  1. 1 :  a computer that performs fast numerical calculations especially on large amounts of data

  2. 2 :  a person concerned with numerical data (as statistics)

number crunching

noun

Examples of number cruncher in a sentence

  1. The number crunchers in Washington are expecting a budget surplus by the fall.



1966

First Known Use of number cruncher

1966

Rhymes with number cruncher


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