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 (such 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.

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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