number crunching

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number cruncher

n. Slang
1. A computer that is able to perform complex, lengthy calculations.
2. A person who performs numerous calculations, especially an accountant.

number crunching n.

number crunching

(Computer Science) computing informal the large-scale processing of numerical data
number cruncher ninformal
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.number crunching - performing complex and lengthy numerical calculations
calculation, computation, computing - the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
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