number crunch

number crunch
verb

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  • number-crunch — /ˈnʌmbə krʌntʃ/ (say numbuh krunch) verb (t) to subject (data) to number crunching. –number cruncher, noun …  

  • number crunching — noun performing complex and lengthy numerical calculations • Hypernyms: ↑calculation, ↑computation, ↑computing * * * noun : the performance of long complex often repetitive mathematical calculations ; also : statistical analysis • …   Useful english dictionary

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  • crunch numbers — crunch (the) numbers ► to deal with data by performing a large number of calculations: »We hired a major accounting firm to crunch the numbers. »We believe we have made a profit, but we haven t crunched the numbers yet. → See also NUMBER… …   Financial and business terms

  • crunch the numbers — crunch (the) numbers ► to deal with data by performing a large number of calculations: »We hired a major accounting firm to crunch the numbers. »We believe we have made a profit, but we haven t crunched the numbers yet. → See also NUMBER… …   Financial and business terms

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  • number-cruncher — number crunching, adj. /num beuhr krun cheuhr/, n. Informal. a person or thing that performs a great many numerical calculations, as a financial analyst, statistician, computer, or computer program. Also, number cruncher. [1965 70] * * * number… …   Useful english dictionary

  • number-crunching — number cruncher and number crunching see under ↑number • • • Main Entry: ↑crunch numˈber crunching noun • • • Main Entry: ↑number …   Useful english dictionary

  • Number 13 Beano Street — Number 13 is a comic strip that appeared in the UK comic The Beano. It made its first appearance in issue 2333, dated 4 April 1987, and ran until the 1990s. Its final appearance came in issue 3152, dated 14 December 2002, though only three strips …   Wikipedia

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