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What does a number cruncher mean?


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a number cruncher

a number cruncher refers to someone whose job is to work with numbers and mathematics. It may also refer to a computer that is able to solve complicated problems of mathematics.

Example(s):

1. He's a number cruncher. He works for a big firm of accountants.
2. Number crunchers are used on election night to try and forecast the result.

This idiom is in the numbers category


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