number cruncher

noun

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


NUMBER CRUNCHER Defined for English Language Learners

number cruncher

noun

Definition of number cruncher for English Language Learners

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

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