number crunching

noun

Definition of number crunching

  1. :  the act or process of examining and analyzing numbers I did some number crunching, and decided I can afford a new car.

Word by Word Definitions

numberplay
  1. :  a sum of units :  total

    :  complement

    :  an indefinite usually large total

  1. :  count, enumerate

    :  to claim as part of a total :  include

    :  to restrict to a definite number

crunchplay crunching
  1. :  to chew or press with a crushing noise

    :  to make one's way with a crushing noise

    :  to chew, press, or grind with a crunching sound

  1. :  an act of crunching

    :  a sound made by crunching

    :  a tight or critical situation: such as


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