number cruncher


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.number cruncher - someone able to perform complex and lengthy calculations
calculator, estimator, figurer, reckoner, computer - an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
2.number cruncher - a computer capable of performing a large number of mathematical operations per second
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