**number-crunching** — number cruncher ˈnumber ˌcruncher noun [countable] informal 1. ACCOUNTING JOBS someone whose job involves doing very large calculations using a computer: • The number crunchers at the National Association of Manufacturers maintain that the U.S.… … Financial and business terms

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

**number crunching** — number .crunching n [U] informal the process of working with a lot of numbers and calculating results >number crunching adj … Dictionary of contemporary English

**number crunching** — N UNCOUNT: oft N n If you refer to number crunching, you mean activities or processes concerned with numbers or mathematical calculation, for example in finance, statistics, or computing. [INFORMAL] The computer does most of the number crunching … English dictionary

**number crunching** — n. using a computer to solve enormously complicated or complex mathematical problems. □ I don’t do a lot of number crunching, so I don’t need a terribly fast machine. □ I use the big mainframe computer for number crunching … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

**number crunching** — a number cruncher someone whose job is to work with numbers and mathematics. She s useless with figures it s her assistant who does all the number crunching for her … New idioms dictionary

**number crunching** — noun (U) informal humorous the process of working with numbers and calculating results number crunching adjective … Longman dictionary of contemporary English

**number crunching** — noun see number cruncher … New Collegiate Dictionary

**number-crunching** — n the activity or practice of handling com plex calculations and large quantities. See also number cruncher … Contemporary slang

**number-crunching** — noun Any computing application that requires large amounts of numerical calculation … Wiktionary