Definition of Number cruncher

1. Noun. Someone able to perform complex and lengthy calculations.

2. Noun. A computer capable of performing a large number of mathematical operations per second.

Definition of Number cruncher

1. Noun. An accountant or other person who deals with the calculation of numbers as a profession. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Number Cruncher

number 1
number 2
number 2 pencil
number agreement
number cruncher (current term)
number crunchers
number crunching
number eight
number eights
number eleven
number field
number fields
number five
number fives
number four
number fours
number games
number line
number lines

Literary usage of Number cruncher

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. My Tiny Life: Crime and Passion in a Virtual World by Julian Dibbell (1998)
"... the theoretical work of mathematician Alan Turing had established that the device was no mere number-cruncher, but rather the ultimate representational ..."

2. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2001)
"Do number cruncher exercise 2 at the end of this chapter if you have any doubts about the money being generated by this nonsense. And bear in mind: There's ..."

3. Financial Management: Profile of Financial Personnel in Large Private Sector by Geoffrey B. Frank (1998)
"The IMA study characterized this change as a u... shift from number cruncher and corporate cop to decision-support specialist." A recent study by a major ..."

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