Number Cruncher

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Number Cruncher

A slang term for an accountant or other financial worker.
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Teams of youngsters were today number crunching in a maths challenge at Hartlepool College.
The AMD Athlon MP processor 2400+ enables business customers and the scientific community to achieve more work in less time through its superior x86 processor architecture, including state-of-the-art floating-point capability for intense number crunching.
The year eight pupils at Cardinal Newman RC School, Sandpits Lane, Keresley, received certificates for their number crunching ability.
If you're an average business user performing mostly word processing and number crunching, then you have plenty of options.
Simon Davey, 32, a salesman for IBM Internet, and his wife Jacqui, 30, who also works for the computer giant, are no slouches when it comes to number crunching.
To give some idea of the number crunching required for this kind of work, designing the UltraSPARC III processor required more than 400 Billion simulated cycles.